Remapping Asia’s Geopolitical Landscape: China’s Rise, US Pivot, and Security Challenges for a Region in Power Transition

  • Jingdong Yuan
Part of the Politics and Development of Contemporary China book series (PDCC)


Jingdong Yuan points to geopolitical transformation in East Asia due to China’s rise and the changing balance of power, which affects Beijing’s foreign policy objectives, priorities, and tactics. Meanwhile, the US strategic rebalancing toward Asia and maritime disputes between China and neighboring states—among which are US allies—puts stability more at risk. Coming years will decide whether Asia continues to enjoy peace and prosperity or experiences growing great power rivalry.


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  • Jingdong Yuan
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  1. 1.Centre for International Security StudiesUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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