Abstract This paper shall examine the issue of cooperation on the level of international relations given the limitations of a neorealist perspective on international relations. In particular, the paper will draw on examples from game theory and other perspectives on how states interact to examine the rise of China and its potential impacts on the future of international cooperation. The analysis will illustrate that, while far from assured, the potential for cooperation between the U.S. and China is very real. The Rise of China and the Potential for Cooperation Achieving international cooperation between the United States and China, given the latter’s rising influence, will not be easy. From a neorealist perspective on international...The end:
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