Tạp chí Khoa học Trường Đại học Vinh, Vol. 48, 2B, 2019

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THE US POLICY OF “REBALANCE” AND CHINA’S COUNTER-TACTICS

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In 2011, National Bureau of Asian Research at the US Department of State was “absolutely panicked” that Beijing would understand that American military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan were drawing down so sought to describe this more positively, and initially they put forward the term “the turn to Asia”. In the article “America’s Pacific Century”, which appeared in the November 2011 issue of Foreign Policy, Hillary Clinton used the concept of “Pivot” instead of “Turn”, its content included the statements and deployments towards Asia - Pacific, becoming one of the highlights of the Barack Obama government’s security and foreign policy. This policy achieved initial successful deployments, especially when President Obama announced an agreement for 2,500 US Marines based in Darwin (Australia), and he became the first America President attending the East Asia Summit (in Bali), the “Pivot became seemingly unknown after those successes. If the US can turn to Asia, it can turn away in the future. Washington needs something long-term and “Pivot has become Rebalance within six months.  

This article tries to present some notable points about content of “Rebalance” by reviewing the Chinese’s counter-measures in different levels and Myanmar case

 


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