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  1. Future Global Status of ChinaBy:Joanna ChenowethKelsey GuardPeter HarlinPatra Kositchaiwat As of November 14th 2013, China will be an influential first world power with stable relationships with the United States, Russia, and her Southeast Asian Neighbors.

  2. China’s Government History of the Chinese Government: The Feudal System was the earliest, and only form of government for China for over four thousand years. 1921 – The Communist Party was formed. October 1, 1949 – People’s Republic of China with Mao Zedong as chairman.

  3. Current Leadership President Hu Jintao – moderately conservative, but long standing member of the Communist Party of China. China’s Premier Wen Jiabao – conservative and practical. National People’s Congress – Communist but not radical.

  4. Foreign Policy Branch The Premier wields more power over foreign affairs than the president. Secretary General – Serves under the premier. Responsible for the day-to-day duties of the State Council. Vice Premiers – Voting power and assist the Premier. State Council – Eleven member council that handles Foreign Affairs. State Councilors – Direct the ministries of the State, and vote in State Council.

  5. Relations with Communist Countries Russia - 1950 – Soviet Union aids China. 1999 – NATO intervention in Kosovo 2001 – Sign the treaty of Good Neighborliness, Friendship, and Cooperation. 2007 – “Peace Mission 2007”

  6. China and Communist Nations North Korea - October 1950 – China was main ally for North Korea. 1968 – North Korea captures the USS Pueblo. 1976 – Mao dies.

  7. China and Communist Nations Myanmar – 1984 – Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence. 1988 – China becomes allies with Myanmar. 1997 – Myanmar joins ASEAN. 2001 – Myanmar purchases 12 fighters from Russia for USD $130-150 million.

  8. Analysis: During the past fifty years, Chinese relations with Communist Nations have been carefully strategized. With Russia, China has strengthened ties to combat domination. With North Korea, differences exist between the two economies since North Korea is a closed market whereas China is an open market. Myanmar functions as a pawn of China and is trying to gain independence.

  9. China and The United States: 1950s and 1960s – No diplomatic relations. China and the US experienced direct military conflict. March 2, 1969 – US joins China against the USSR after fighting begins between the Soviet and Chinese troops. 1972-1982 – Three Communiqués all for progress toward normalization of relations. 1989 – Collapse of Soviet Union and Tiananmen Square Clinton administration – soft relations. One China policy. September 11, 2001 – China allies with US against global terrorism.

  10. Analysis: In the last sixty years, China and the United States have been working toward normalization of relations. Both countries recognize the importance of a diplomatic relationship with one another, and though certain events have compromised this relationship, neither China nor the US can afford a severance.

  11. China and Relations with Southeast Asian Neighbors Thailand – July 1975 – established formal diplomatic relations. 1999 – agree to promote the other’s economic policy and military division based on the Plan of Action. 2003 – signed the Sino-Thai Free Trade Agreement, which was the first between two Southeast Asian countries.

  12. Relationships with Southeast Asia Japan - 1972 – restore diplomatic relations. 1978 – sign the Sino-Japanese Treaty of Peace and Friendship. 1979 – sign the Sino-Japan Cultural Agreement to promote cultural exchange.

  13. Relationships with Southeast Asia India – 1998 – China was uncertain if India’s nuclear testing was to deter Chinese advancement. To prove otherwise, India’s Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi visited China. 2005 – Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and President Hu Jintao visit India. 2006 – Establish Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity.

  14. Analysis: As stated in the Plan of Action in the 21st Century, Thailand and China are willing to work with one another. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and President Hu Jintao have worked together since 2003 to improve economic, military, and political arrangements. China and Japan are willing to work together in the future with science and technological advances, as well as exchanging cultural identities to diversify the other’s culture. China and India hope to achieve peace and prosperity towards each other and contribute the attitudes towards the people.

  15. Conclusion: In the last sixty years, China has begun to realize her potential as a world power. China has stepped to the forefront of global politics and will continue to be a key player. Almost every country sees the advantages to having a stable relationship with this major world power.

  16. Works Cited: Cohen, Ariel. The Russia-China Friendship and Cooperation Treaty: A Strategic Shift in Eurasia?. 2001. 9 Nov. 2008. Marsh, Christopher. U.S. –China Relations in the Twenty-First Century: Policies, Prospects, and Possibilities. Ed. June Teufel Dreyer. New York: Lexington Books, 2003. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China. “China and Japan.” Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China. November 2008. Moreley, James, ed. Driven by Growth: Political Change in the Asia-Pacific Region. Armonk. East Gate, 1999. Shee, Poon Kim. “The Political Economy of China-Myanmar Relations: Strategic and Economic Decisions”. 2002. 9. Nov. 2008. Smith, Anthony. “Thailand’s Security and the Sino-Thai Relationship.” Association for Asian Research. November 2008. Sommers, Justin. “The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know.” Asia Society. Storey, Ian. “A Hiatus in the Sin-Thai Relationship” Association for Asian Research. November 2008. Storey, Ian. “China and Thailand: Enhancing Military-Security Ties in the 21st Century.” China Brief: Published by Jamestown Foundation. November 2008.