Alternative worlds and the future of international relations
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Alternative worlds and the future of international relations
Fusion type of the alternative world is one of the most probable occurrences in our near future. Fusion is a type of world whereby the intergovernmental conflicts in the South Asia i.e. between the Pakistan and the India countries that will make the USA and China unite and establish effective strategies to solve the situation:
As a consequence, USA and China will not only venture in the peacemaking mission but also in collaborating in other aspects of life that will eventually lead to the global cooperation that will foster economic, political and social empowerment. Developing countries especially those in Africa are seen to grow rapidly as well as that of the USA and other developed countries whose GDPs will increase though at a smaller pace comparatively.
Technological advancements will be beefed up, and this will ensure that even the poorer countries are benefiting from such improvements. The USA government will employ the technology through the establishment of schools of innovation to control and remain in a very competitive edge in the growth of all countries in the world. The great seven countries like Russia, USA, China, Europe, India and even the upcoming Brazil will employ the technological advancement to fight crimes including those that are involved in cyber crimes (Jackson, Jackson & Sørensen, 2012).
The military strength of the US is expected to be empowered though the allocation of resources to other spheres of the economy will limit its funding. The conflicts between India and Pakistan are believed to cease though the suspicion among the two countries is expected to be on the rise as a result of the rapidly growing economy of the Indian government.
The cooperation between China and USA will eventually result in increased global GDPs hence improved lifestyles. In this kind of the alternative world, fusion, successful implementation is pegged on the strong political leadership that overrules cautious domestic constituencies and thus forges stronger international partnerships hence boosting the trust among various countries in the world:
In this fusion world, the economic growth and rejuvenation resumes and the initial collaboration of security are widened by the intellectual property and the innovation to put more emphasis on climate change and Poverty allocation. In this world, China, which is seen to be taking a greater role in international matters, experiences a process of political reform which further beefs up growing of collaboration among major powers.
Global multilateral institutions are seen to be reformed, and hence the economic and political reforms are seen to improve hand in hand. In this scenario, the emerging economies are seen to grow rapidly with the per capita improving.
USA is seen to be a giant economy as its dream is finally established. Chinese’s per capita is also seen to increase rapidly making China avoid the middle-income trap that may otherwise engulf it.
The international cooperation steered by the top great countries will enhance regional stability. Although tension and suspicion is experienced in the Middle East countries and the South Asia and other places, the cordial international cooperation meant to fight poverty and climate change will lessen the probability of conflicts hence enhancing regional stability.
The fusion form of the alternative world promises splendor and prosperity and general global economic and social development that are steered by the world’s economic giants like USA, Russia, China and other countries. It is very paramount to analyze the behavior of the various countries in the play to achieve this scenario and their effect in the international relations.
There are theories that tend to substantiate the cause and effect of their various contributions to the global economic growth. They tend to evaluate the cause and impact of the parties involved. In the quest for this ideal scenario in the future, the theory of liberalism plays a significant role in explaining and shaping the future world.
The liberalism type of theory tends to emphasize that countries are mainly concerned in forming international cooperation rather than conflicts. It is focused on coming up with a set of rules that will evolve the future world into one order. The association expected between the principal development partners like the USA, and China will result in a more unified world that will put more emphasis on economic growth and general regional and international stability. The development partners do so because they believe that cooperation is the best way of ending conflicts amongst the warring countries particularly in the Middle East and the South Asia.
Liberalism tends to examine the past causes of animosity between countries and how they managed to cooperate and end the war resulting in cordial relationships. For instance, examining the cold war between the USSR and the USA that as consequence resulted in poor relationships, liberalism focuses on how the various countries involved in international cooperation can forge the way forward to achieve their respective objectives for a better world in the future. Such strategies are seen to be emulated by other international players like the Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi in forming an East African cooperation that is mostly geared towards peaceful coexistence and regional stability that will foster and engineer economic advancement in the region.
Neo-liberalism is yet another theory that seeks to put strategies to enhance more cooperation for international economic growth. It is an offshoot form of the liberalism theory and focuses on the way in which institutions or governments can influence the behavior of other states by spreading crucial values and creating rule-based behavior.
Neo-liberals will focus on the role of the United Nations or USA or World Trade Organization in restructuring the foreign policy behavior of other states in order to achieve more better, efficient and effective ways to fix the past rivalry and wars (Adler, 2013).
The neo liberalism further focuses on the influence of the world superpower, the USA, in shaping the economies and other aspects in other states. In this collaborative environment, a global agreement for action on clean energy, poverty eradication and food security could emerge.
The US laboratories will lead in producing new materials to support improved energy storage. Scientists based in India will work on more decentralized energy systems to serve rural areas. Brazil may become the center for work on more advanced new green revolution. All these countries and other international key players will focus more on innovations and hence better standards of living.
The knowledge industries will be created in various countries especially in Africa resulting in more advancement in industries. More industries to process food crops to finished goods will be installed in different parts of the world mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa that will eventually lead to poverty eradication.
Due the advancement of innovation incubations, the knowledge because of that gathered will steer the various military operations since more sophisticated equipments. Although this is seen as an advantage, increased suspicion may result and may cause unnecessary tensions among countries though minimal. Positive strides of change are majorly predicted.USA and China have in cooperation persuaded the Pakistan and Indian governments to embrace peaceful coexistence that is a prerequisite to spurring economic growth (Edwards, 2013).
The fusion view of future scenario brings many positive effects rather than the negative ones. The cooperation of the USA, China, and another development partner is seen to bear good fruits that will eventually improve the livelihood of the people living in various parts of the world.
The technology advancements in the USA due to strategic diligent leadership will enable people to embrace new methods to solve food security and energy matters. Many people are acquiring wealth of knowledge enabling availability of skilled labor that migrates freely to other parts of the world.
The cosmopolitan mixture in the employment sector will not only boost the operations at work but also ensures cultural mixing and enhance coexistence among the people. The India’s high-tech industries will benefit greatly from the new global cooperative environment and hence increasing GDP though she still struggles to overcome historic tensions with the Pakistan. The significant advancements in energy and water will ultimately help to ensure continued economic development.
The economy of the USA and other developing countries is at the rapid increase with USA enjoying significant per capita values. The emerging economies will eventually continue to grow faster than the advanced countries, but the GDP growth in the most advanced economies is also accelerating.
The Chinese per capita in increasing making China avoid the middle-income trap. The USA governments are able strategically to influence the economy of other countries positively. The American dream is rejuvenated with the per capita incomes increasing rapidly.
The USA technological surge and the efforts to eventually end conflicts are among the greatest achievement the USA makes in collaboration with China and other key development partners. All this will be attributed to the sound leadership and governance in the USA.
The deepening cooperation among powers results in reforms in the multilateral institutions resulting in greater prosperities. Greater democratization is ignited with the first hold on the liberal regime in China. The increased calls for cooperation now spread to other countries.
The result of this is a significant balance of trade, better and improved trade ties and hence eradication of poverty and diseases among other aspects of life. The cooperative atmosphere enables many poor developing states to come up. The new cooperation atmosphere makes the various big economies focus more on development and togetherness and results in decreased competition amongst the superpowers. Consequently, this takes a toll on the USA supremacy and hence its decline (Posen & Ross, 2012).
The great ties and cooperation between China and the USA eventually leads to the China emerging stronger with its soft power beefed up and begins to move towards democracy. The Chinese government political environment is structured leading to a more liberal country. China now assumes increased regional and global responsibilities.
Such paradigm shift of China will remain a threat to the USA and could trigger supremacy battles in the near futures. The Chinas involvement in global matters will create some bad blood between the great seven countries and stir suspicion and anxieties amongst the giants. Russia taps the advancement in technology and becomes a hub for cross-cultural fertilization (Baylis, Smith & Owens, 2013).
The European countries will be forced to restructure their political and economy in order to solve the euro zone crisis and hence be well positioned in the international limelight. With the continuously emerging economies, the USA will feel threatened due to the technological trade partnerships that will enhance the introduction of more sophisticated military equipments of the rival nations and the emergence of Militia groups. However, more countries will be focused on the global cooperation rather than the individual country competitions that could otherwise retard the economic growth globally.
With the globalization ever on the increase and the advancement of technologies, the USA is expected to face great challenges in some people developing weapons to cause war in various countries. The enhanced technology will result into emergence of militia groups that will be a threat to the global and regional stabilities. The cyber crimes and hacking of networking systems and electric grids could further encroach and hence result in global instability.
The USA government in preparation for the challenges as mentioned above and obstacles should come up with clear policies that will help the government combat insecurity internally and outside of the USA.The insurgence of terrorism due to sophisticated equipments due to the advancement of technology is a crucial matter that the USA government should solve. With the increased cooperation in the world, allying with countries like China, Russia, and Europe will help stem out such militia activities. The development of such lethal and destructive equipments should be strategically controlled to avert the serious security loopholes in the global limelight.
With the expanding economies of the various countries, the USA government and other key leaders could put more efforts to support the world organizations that will bring together developing countries and poor states to spur their economic rate. The fight against poverty and emergence of the environmental challenges as a result of the industrialization could necessitate the USA government and other development partners to initiate non-governmental organizations (NGOs) help stem the problems.
Most prominent is the fight against global warming that is likely to alter the climatic patterns that may negate the essence of industrialization. The social media, mobile communications, the Internet revolution are critical components in facilitating the cooperation among nonstate actors, agencies, and governments.
The USA government having been the initial hub of technology is better placed at in the world’s competitive edge. The USA has a great advantage because the many nonstate agencies, Universities, NGOs and think tanks originated there which could increasingly see itself as the global identity. By coming up with initiatives for of such organizations and innovation hubs, the USA government maximizes its effect on the other parts of the world when it organizes a hybrid cooperation to deal with global issues (Dunne, Kurki & Smith, 2013).
The advancement in technology that results in the development of lethal weapons and used by dangerous militia groups is ever increasing by the day. The current trend involving Al Shabaab, the Taliban, Boko Harams and the ISIS are major concerns that should be checked.
The ever increasing technology will worsen the situation because such groups may come up with crude weapons for mass destruction hence the need to initiate strategies to avert from such adverse future scenarios.Such strategies require the involvement of all the states globally because the fight against terrorism is a difficult one.
Climate change being in the limelight as a current trend in the world, with the ozone layer daily depleting due to dangerous fumes as a result of industrialization, there is an urgent need to reassess the commitment towards a better environment.
It is therefore predicted that in the near future, the ozone layer will be highly depleted resulting in imbalances with the ecosystem hence the need of the great nations to cooperate in curbing the scenario. A necessity to come up with NGOs focusing on developing ways in which the environment will be conserved (Weber, 2013).
The emergence of the political and economic empowerment of the Chinese government as a threat to many developed nations can be very disturbing to the USA.The USA government having put strategies to ensure peace and stability in Pakistan and India will foster its relationship with other development players. However, if the USA will not take strategic measures to deal with this issue, they will soon be replaced in the global position of leadership.
In conclusion, it is very paramount to note the positive effects that cooperation will lead to rather than the few negative effects expected in the near future. The cooperation between the USA and the Chinese government will ultimately solve the conflicts arising in the South Asia part of the world. Peace and stability will be witnessed here and better trade ties will be fostered. The technological advancements due to the cooperation of the different countries will beef up the development of the industries (Morgenthau, 2014).
The highly accelerating growth of the economies in the USA and the rest of the countries will enhance growth and economic stability. The cooperation majorly between the key developed nations will lead to both the political and economic restructuring in the countries involved and also the other nations in Africa. For instance, such cooperation will influence China’s leadership to evolve into a more democratic and more liberal regime making China quite more powerful.
Such cooperation is likely to spread to the other countries in Africa such as Uganda, Kenya, Burundi and Tanzania effecting their current aspiration to form one region. Such decisions will not only boost the economic growth, but also will enhance peace and stability.
For any country geared towards achieving its goals and vision, peace and tranquility is a very indispensable factor. The military cooperation in Africa, for instance, has in the current affairs enabled stabilizing the government of Somalia. Therefore, the spreading of such cooperation will bear more fruits as envisioned in the year 2030
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