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This is an excellent article from China’s influential Peoples’ Daily Online. Check it out!
via American hegemony cannot bring security to Asia – People’s Daily Online.
Personally, I found the article well-reasoned, objective and worthy of attention. The central argument is that the US is the destabilizing force in Asia, and that countries, like Japan, would behave differently without the US in the shadows.
In my opinion, we are witnessing the decline of American hegemony and the rise of a new multi-polar World. Meanwhile, US military spending continues to dwarf all others. For me, matters have been aggravated by Obama‘s weak foreign policy.
Let me turn this in to an open question:
Has US foreign policy in Asia, under Obama, been a destabilizing influence on the region?