The USA, the victor of the Cold War, became supper power in 1992 and started to exercise its
hegemony in the world. China, a Cold War ally of the US, became a stronger economy and came
forward to encounter the Primacy of the US in Asia. In the name of peaceful development and cooperation, China
has become the supreme exporter of the world and the second economy of the world. The advancement PRC has
made in the arena of technology, military, space technology, its
engagements in different regions, its soft balancing strategy in the world
displays that China wants to perform as a forthcoming hegemon of the
world. This paper analyze both the soft and hard balancing tactics of China
to counter the omnipotence of the US in different regions of the world.
The strategies of China illustrates that it is searching for a multipolar world.
1-Shabnam Gul Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Aftab Alam PhD Scholar, Centre for south Asian studies, University of Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Faizan Asghar MPhil, Peace & Counter Terrorism Studies, Minhaj University Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
China, United States, Middle East, Soft Balancing, Africa