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PART 1: RISE & DECLINE OF THE US AS A GLOBAL HEGEMONIC SUPERPOWER

1.1  From Isolationism to Regionalism & Imperialism (Manifest Destiny & Mahanism)

1.2  The Two World Wars & Cold War (Heartland Theory & Rimland Theory)

1.3  Integration of Europe & Implosion of Soviet Union

1.4  The Rise of Neoconservatism

1.5  9/11 & Bush's Unilateralism (Bernard Lewis’ “Clash of Civilization” Thesis)

1.6  Obama's Pivot to Asia & Trump's Isolationism

1.7  US in Decline - Perils of Elitism & Vested Interests 

PART 2: EVOLUTION OF POST-WWII SINO-US BILATERAL RELATIONS

2.1  1950 - 1952 : Korean War under Truman & Mao 

2.2  1953 - 1961 : Taiwan Straits Crises under Dwight Eisenhower & Mao

2.3  1961 - 1969 : Vietnam War and Deterioration of Sino-Soviet Relations under Kennedy-Johnson & Mao

2.4  1969 - 1977 : Rapprochement under Nixon-Ford & Mao

2.5  1977 - 1981 : Full Normalization OF Sino-US Relation under Carter & Deng

2.6  1981 - 1989 : US' Six Assurances & Peaceful Co-evolution and China's Opening Up under Reagan & Hu-Zhao 

2.7  1989 - 1993 : Tiananmen Square Incident & End of Cold War under Bush Senior & Zhao-Jiang

2.8  1993 - 2001 : Third Taiwan Straits Crisis and China's Accession to WTO under Clinton & Jiang 

2.9  2001 - 2009 : US’ War on Terror and China’s Economic Expansion under Bush & Hu

2.10  2009 - 2017 : US' Pivot to Asia under Obama and Hu-Xi 

PART 3: CHINA'S REGIONAL TERRITORIAL CONFLICTS

3.1  History of China's Century of Semi-colonization & Humiliation : Why it is Important to Know and Remember

3.2  History of Post-WWII China-Japan Relations

3.3  The East China Sea Conflict

3.4  The South China Sea Conflict

PART 4: GEOPOLITICAL & GEOECONOMIC TUSSLES BETWEEN CHINA & THE US

4.1  Asian Countries' Strategies Against the Rise of Hegemonic China 

4.2  The Undercurrent in US' Pivot to Asia: Preserving Dollar Hegemony

4.3  China's Response to US Pivot to Asia

4.4  Emergence of China as a Sea-Power Nation

4.5  China as a Mahanian Hegemonic Sea Power? (Coming soon)

PART 5: MODERNIZATION OF CHINA'S MILITARY

5.1  US' Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA)

5.2  Xi's RMA & New Goals for People's Liberation Army (PLA)

5.3  Modernization of PLA Navy (PLAN) I - Surface Combatants (Warships)

5.4  Modernization of PLA Navy (PLAN) II - Submarines

5.5  Modernization of PLA Air Force (PLAAF)

5.6  Modernization of PLA Rocket Forces (PLARF)

5.7  Developing Space Capabilities - The Final Frontier & US' Achilles Heel? (Coming soon)

5.8  The New Strategic Support Force (Coming soon)

PART 6: US' RESPONSES TO CHINA'S MILITARY MODERNIZATION
6.1  AirSea Battle & JAM-GC Concepts

6.2  US Military - In Search of the Third Offset

6.3  How will the US-China Rivalry Play Out? (Coming soon)