Tag: East Asia (2)

Soft Power Rules in East Asia

Tags: Soft Power, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Nye, East Asia
Attracting allies through cultural exchange and economic interdependence, what Nye refers to as "soft power," is becoming increasingly important for states around the world. This thinking is increasingly ...

A Harmonized Southeast Asia? Explanatory Typologies of ASEAN Countries’ Strategies to the Rise of China

Tags: Southeast Asia, ASEAN, Balancing, Hedging, Bandwagoning, China, Balance of Threat
In the face of a rising China, some scholars have argued that ASEAN countries will choose to either bandwagon with or balance against China, while others believe they will respond with a more moderate ...