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The Trump administration defiled its strategy to ensure continued dominance over China, which is focused on accelerating India’s rise towards Beijing and its ability to defend Taiwan against an attack.
National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien announced on Tuesday Document publication, titled “United States of america Strategic Framework for Indo-Pacific. “Endorsed by President Donald Trump in February 2018, it provided” comprehensive strategic guidance “to US actions over the past three years and showed US commitment to” keep the Indo-Pacific region free and for the long term in the future ” Was released for, “O’Brien said in a statement.
O’Brien elaborated, “Beijing is increasingly pressuring the Indo-Pacific nations to subject their independence and sovereignty to the ‘common destiny’ enforced by the Chinese Communist Party.” Statement. “America has a different perspective. We want to ensure that our partners and partners – all who share the values and aspirations of an independent and open Indo-Pacific – can preserve and protect their sovereignty. “
The document gives an outlook for the region in which North Korea is no longer a threat, India is predominant in South Asia and the US opposes sovereignty through coercion to partner with worldwide partners to oppose Chinese activities . It is believed that China will take “increasingly vocal” steps to force integration with Taiwan and warn that the dominance of cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence will “pose a serious challenge to free societies.”
China said the report sensationalized the “China threat” doctrine and showed that the US went against its pledge on the Taiwan question. “
“The material only proves America’s lethal motives to sabotage China and sabotage regional peace and stability,” China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said in a briefing on Wednesday. “We need to ensure that the Asia-Pacific is a platform to enhance mutually beneficial cooperation between China and the United States. It should not become an arena where a zero-sum game is played. “
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The release time, just a week before President-elect Joe Biden took office, raises questions about motive, with the Trump administration’s actions to counter China in Asia gain widespread bipartisan support. Upcoming Biden officials have spoken out about the need to work more with allies and allies against China, which is also an important part of the strategy – especially in strengthening security ties with Australia, Japan and India .
Rory Medcalf, a professor at the Australian National University and head of the National Security College, said the document shows that US policy in Asia was inspired by efforts to “counter allied countries and China”. But, he Noted The strategy was so ambitious that “failure was almost assured” on issues such as disarming North Korea, maintaining “primacy” in the region, and obtaining international consensus against harmful Chinese economic practices.
Medcliffe wrote, “The value-added structure will have lasting value as the beginning of an overall government blueprint to handle strategic rivalry with China” Post for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute Research Group. “If America is serious about that long-term competition, it will not be able to choose between acquiring its home domestically and projecting power in the Indo-Pacific. It will need to be done all at once.”
Highlights of the report include:
- China considers “the US alliance and partnership in the region to be broken.” China will take advantage of the vacancies and opportunities created by these reduced bonds. “
- “China wants to dominate state-of-the-art technologies, including state-of-the-art intelligence and bio-genetics, and use them in the service of totalitarianism. Chinese dominance in these technologies will present profound challenges for free societies. “
- “China will take increasingly vocal steps towards integration with Taiwan.”
- “Acts to Combat Chinese Predator Economic Practices, which exempt foreign competition, reduce American economic competition, and end the Chinese Communist Party’s aspiration to dominate the 21st century economy.”
- “Create an international consensus that China’s industrial policies and unfair trade practices are harming the global trade system.”
- “Work closely with allied and like-minded countries to prevent Chinese acquisition of military and strategic capabilities.”
- Desired Result: “India’s favorite partner on security issues United States of america. The two collaborate to preserve maritime security and counter Chinese influence in South and Southeast Asia and other areas of mutual concern. “
- “India remains in South Asia and plays a leading role in maintaining the security of the Indian Ocean.”
- “India’s growth and potential as net providers of security and major defense partners; Strengthening permanent strategic partnership with India by a strong Indian Army. “
- “To strengthen the capacity of emerging partners in South Asia, including Maldives, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, to contribute to an independent and open order.”
- “Implement a defense and competent defense strategy including but not limited to: (1) negating China’s continued air and maritime dominance inside the” first island chain “in a conflict; (2) · First-island-chain countries including Taiwan Defending; and (3) dominating all domains outside the first island-chain. “
- “Enable Taiwan to develop an effective asymmetric defense strategy and capabilities that will help ensure its security, coercion, flexibility, and ability to engage China on its own terms.”
- Objective: “Assure the Kim regime that the only way for it to survive is to abandon its nuclear weapons.”
- Increase pressure on Pyongyang by using economic, diplomatic, military, law enforcement, intelligence, and information tools to stop North Korea’s mass destruction programs, shut down currency flows, weaken governance, and force its nuclear Set conditions for negotiations for the purpose of reversal. And the missile program, ultimately achieving complete, verified and irreversible enumeration of the peninsula. “
- “Do this: (1) helping South Korea and Japan gain advanced, traditional military capabilities; (2) South Korea and Japan are getting closer to each other. “
- Objective: “To promote and strengthen the central role of South-East Asia and ASEAN in the security architecture of the region and encourage it to speak with one voice on key issues.”
- Promoting an integrated economic development model in the Indo-Pacific that provides a reliable alternative to the One Belt One Road; Create a task force to best use public-private partnerships. “
– Assisted by Philip Heijmans, Ian Marlow and Jing Li
()Updates with China’s response from the fifth paragraph.)