China couldn’t dominate Asia if it wanted to 

According to an article posted in ForeignPolicy, it should be taken into account that Asia is not only China, there are other major players, since “Asia has been multi polar for almost all of recorded history”.

The main ideas here:

  • The more the Belt and Road Initiative becomes a multilateral exercise, the more it connects not just Asian countries to China but also all Asians to each other. From Russia and Turkey to Iran and Iran to Myanmar and Thailand, the resurrection of multidirectional Silk Roads with no dominant power symbolizes the return of Asia’s past, one characterized by deference, not dominance. Asia has nearly 5 bill (More …)