Accession Number:

AD1158574

Title:

China and the Enticement Point Strategy

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Master's Thesis]

Corporate Author:

US Army Command and General Staff College

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Report Date:

2020-06-12

Pagination or Media Count:

101

Abstract:

The Peoples Republic of China PRC has utilized an Enticement Point Strategy EPS as a tool to enhance its soft power effects in Cambodia and Kenya as it relates to the Belt Road Initiative BRI. The PRC offers a symbiotic relationship with other nations. In the short term, China gets access to resources, infrastructure, and intellectual property within the nation in exchange for the economic potential infrastructure, manufacturing, and economic growth potential for national development. In the long term, if the nation takes advantage of the economic growth potential, its national development across the diplomatic, informational, military, and economic DIME spectrum will feed Chinese progress and make China the economic and manufacturing center of the international community.

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[A, Approved For Public Release]