Conclusion: The United States, China, and World Order

  • Wang Jisi
  • Zhu Feng
Part of the Asia Today book series (ASIAT)


The research presented in this book seeks to uncover different preferences that guide the United States and China in their views and handling of the world order, through its analysis of the “basket three” variables—ideas, traditions, and historical experience. Viewed against the backdrop of the rise of China and the evolving relationship between the United States and China, this research offers clues into the future interactions between these two countries and, ultimately, in the role that their relations will play in the evolution of the world order. The chapters provide portraits of how China and the United States think about world order, as that thinking emerges out of each country’s distinctive past. Together, the book seeks to construct a sweeping portrait of US-China ideas and foreign policy orientations and their implications for the evolution of the current international order.


Foreign Policy International System World Order International Order Territorial Dispute 
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  • Zhu Feng

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