China's Belt And Road Initiatives And Its Neighboring Diplomacy

China's Belt And Road Initiatives And Its Neighboring Diplomacy

by Jie Zhang, Mengqi Xu

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This book studies China's Belt and Road Initiatives and the country's neighboring diplomacy. The Belt and Road Initiatives proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 consist of two main components, the land-based 'Silk Road Economic Belt' and ocean-going 'Maritime Silk Road'. China has implemented the initiatives by establishing Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and Silk Road Fund. This book focuses on analysis of the initiatives and the responses from the major powers, neighboring countries and regions.The book consists of four parts: the Overview; The Belt and Road Initiatives and Big Powers; The Belt and Road Initiative and Regions; The Belt and Road Initiative and Hot Issues. The Overview explicates the strategic orientations, connotations and approaches of implementation of the initiatives from a theoretical perspective. The second part analyzes the Asia-Pacific strategies of four great powers, namely the United States, Russia, Japan and India, their relations with China and responses to the initiative. The third part discusses the Belt and Road Initiatives and four regions, namely Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Central Asia. It evaluates their attitudes and responses towards the Belt and Road Initiatives, strategic docking and major challenges in this regard. The fourth part touches upon the initiatives and current hot issues including non-traditional security, the South China Sea dispute, and venture analysis on investment environment renovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789813140226
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 316
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

About the Editor-in-Chief ix

About the Translator xi

Preface xiii

Introduction xv

Overview 1

Chapter 1 Belt and Road Initiative as a Grand Strategy Zhang Yunling 3

Chapter 2 Security Environment around China: Changes, Construction, and Challenges Zhang Jie 13

The Belt and Road Initiative and Big Powers 37

Chapter 3 The US Asia-Pacific Rebalance Strategy versus China's Belt and Road Initiative Cao Xiaoyang 39

Chapter 4 The New Tendency of Abe's Government and the Strategic Dilemma in Sino-Japanese Relations Li Chengri 63

Chapter 5 Construction of Russia's "Eurasian Union" and "Economic Corridor among China, Mongolia, and Russia" Fan Lijun 83

Chapter 6 The Belt and Road Initiative: India's Strategy and its Effect Song Haixiao 109

The Belt and Road Initiative and Regions 125

Chapter 7 Situations in Northeast Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative Piao Jianyi 127

Chapter 8 Situations in Southeast Asia and Constructing Maritime Silk Road Yang Danzhi 157

Chapter 9 South Asia and the Belt and Road Initiative: Opportunities, Challenges, and Prospect Wu Zhaoli 177

Chapter 10 Central Asian Countries and the Silk Road Economic Belt Baoyi 203

The Belt and Road Initiative and Hot Issues 221

Chapter 11 The Political Risk Analysis on China's Direct Investment Environment of the Belt and Road Initiative Piao Zhuhua Liu Xiaomeng Teng Zhuoyou 223

Chapter 12 The Non-Traditional Security Issues in Realizing the Belt and Road Initiative Li Zhifei 249

Chapter 13 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Construction and the Situations of South China Sea Xue Li 271

Index 293

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