China’s actions in the South China Sea and their repercussions on it’s relationship with South East Asian countries. A case study of Vietnam and the Philippines.
How Chinese actions in the South China Sea impact its relationship with other East Asian countries ?
What contradictory chinese ambitions are reflected in these actions ? Can it be considered as an opening to liberalism, realpolitiks or a form of revisionism
– Chinese ambitions in the region and internationally
. Within ASEAN (a community of shared futures ?)
. The Belt and Road Initiative in South East Asia
. What goals internationally ? Play a more important role globally ?
. Can this be considered as realpolitiks or an acceptance of liberalism? Can China be considered a revisionist country ?
– China’s actions in the South China Sea (revisionism ? Putting in jeopardy it’s will to gain influence globally and relation with other countries of the region ?)
. An evolution under Xi Jinping
. What events ? International law and institutions what reaction?
. Does it jeopardise its relationship with other countries of the region ?
– The case study of Vietnam and the Philippines
. What historical relationship with China
. Disagreements in the South China Sea and its impact on the relations with China
. What options does China have to keep having a role with these countries ?