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USA’s Pivot to Asia and China’s Global Rebalancing through BRI
The aim of present study is to bring the understanding of the complexity of networked relationships between the two major powers the US and China. In this study there are two main themes 1) US pivot to Asia and 2) Belt and Road Initiative of China. This study is based on Qualitative research where researchers had done content analysis. Key findings of current research are that Indo Pacific region plays a vital role in global power politics due to its geo-strategic and geo-economic importance that’s why US and China two major powers are trying to dominate this region through economic projects in this region. US President Obama proclaimed his policy “Pivot to Asia” to influence region and China announced “BRI” to maintain balance. The study recommends that in present era regions cannot be governed through military presence only. So, economic and financial ties are also important to influence certain regions.
Ph.D. Scholar International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Dr. Mubeen Adnan
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
M. Phil Scholar, Department of International Relations, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan
USA, China, Pivot to Asia, Indo-Pacific, Geopolitical, Security, Quad, Multilateralism