Can China Rise Without Creating Military Tension with America and Its Neighbours in the Asia Pacific Area?
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John Mearshimer believes that America will probably treat China in the way it treated the Soviet Union in the Cold War.3 However to fight a war and win it is a big challenge for a country’s military capability. So does China have the capability to get its ‘lost territory’ back regardless of possible U.S. intervention? It's estimated that it’s impossible for China’s current military capability to prevent the U.S. from dominating its coastline. Also it has been mentioned by military scholars that China is not able to conquer Taiwan with its current capability. 4 Moreover, it has been mentioned by YU Xintian that with the increasingly tightened global cooperation of politics and economy the foundation of a harmonious world has been established. 5 He argued that though the U.S. won the Iraq War