The Effects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Regional Geopolitics

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 550, Dalian Road (West)

2 Dalian Road (West) 550,Shanghai International Studies University China

3 School of International Relations, Shanghai International Studies University, China

4 School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Shanghai International Studies University,China

چکیده

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) brings a multidimensional shift in regional geopolitics. The objective of this study examines the changing dynamics in regional geopolitics regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by analyzing the theoretical spectrum of the geopolitical theories of Heartland and Rimland. The world politics focus on these mega-regions of Asia since the US war in Afghanistan, raising China, ambitious hegemonic India, and resurgent Russia. Pakistan sits between these regional geopolitical dynamics, which will affect the regional geopolitics. This paper hypothesized the economic gravity of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could potentially to develop a favorable geopolitical environment across the region. In sum, the outcomes of this research, the CPEC could transform the regional geopolitics from conventional to critical as converting the current hostile geopolitical environment into favorable geopolitics regarding its geo-economic potential. Resultantly, CPEC will convert the economic vulnerable, and war turn zone into economic well-being, peace, and stable region.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

The Effects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Regional Geopolitics

نویسندگان [English]

  • Iqtidar Hussain 1
  • Guo Ke 2
  • Israr Hussain 3
  • Muhammadi Muhammadi 4
1 550, Dalian Road (West)
2 Dean School of Journalism and Communication, Shanghai International Studies University, China
3 School of International Relations, Shanghai International Studies University, China
4 School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Shanghai International Studies University, China
چکیده [English]

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) brings a multidimensional shift in regional geopolitics. The objective of this study examines the changing dynamics in regional geopolitics regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by analyzing the theoretical spectrum of the geopolitical theories of Heartland and Rimland. The world politics focus on these mega-regions of Asia since the US war in Afghanistan, raising China, ambitious hegemonic India, and resurgent Russia. Pakistan sits between these regional geopolitical dynamics, which will affect the regional geopolitics. This paper hypothesized the economic gravity of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor could potentially to develop a favorable geopolitical environment across the region. In sum, the outcomes of this research, the CPEC could transform the regional geopolitics from conventional to critical as converting the current hostile geopolitical environment into favorable geopolitics regarding its geo-economic potential. Resultantly, CPEC will convert the economic vulnerable, and war turn zone into economic well-being, peace, and stable region.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • CPEC
  • Heartland Theory
  • Rimland Theory
  • regional geopolitics
  • Geo-economic,

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