Is China an Empire?

Looks at global patterns of international influence and power game between United States and China. Revisits U.S.’s foreign policy after World War II, the Monroe doctrine of influence’s sphere and Lenin’s book of imperialism - comparing to China’s diplomatic strategy in the 21st century. Discusses the neo-economic imperialist power of China driven by President Xi Jinping and how America deals with China’s rising international influence. Exhibits China’s neo imperialism through the global economic expansion and investment projects around the world, such as railways in Africa, dams in Latin America, landmark buildings in the United States, roles of The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Chinese companies. Reflects how Africans perceive to China’s companies, covering Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia. Investigates how Southeast Asia plays both sides as well as China’s relations with Viet Nam, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, and the maritime tension in the South China Sea


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