Developing countries important role in governance. China, are playing an increasingly active and promoting reform of global economic as a major global power with increasing economic strength, has put forward a series of propositions with other emerging economies to improve global economic governance and push forward the process of its reform at various global and regional platforms.
n May 2014, the Modi administration took office in India. Over the past three years and more, India＇s diplomacy has been vibrant and assertive, and has formed a distinctive and unique ＂Modi Doctrine＂,a strategy for the rise of India as a great power in the new situation.
Since mid-2016, the situation in the South China Sea, as a whole, has remained stable and continued to develop in a positive direction. As a result of China＇s efforts, claimants of the South China Sea are now onthe correct path towards peace, resolving their disputes through negotiation and cooperation.
The year 2017 is of special, high significance to both China and the world. The world is at a crucial stage of evolving international landscape and shifting balance of power, facing growingdestabilizing and uncertain factors and new problems and challenges on multiple fronts.
The year 2017 marked the beginning of the second decade of BRICS cooperation. Amidst the profound changes in the international security system, the BRICS mechanism has transformed from a forum focusing on economic governance toward a comprehensive cooperation mechanism that gives equal importance to political and economic governance.
The Greater Eurasian Partnership is a newly proposed initiative. As of late, the initiative has been referred to by Russian President Vladimir Putin several times, and thus received a high level of worldwide attention） Regarding China as an important target, the Greater Eurasian Partnership also covers Chinas neighboring countries, overlapping geographically with Chinas Belt and Road Initiative.
Support from Chinas neighborhood （land and maritime areas adjacent to China） is important for China＇s stated goal of peaceful development. In this regard, neighborhood diplomacy is a top priority in China＇s diplomatic arrangements.
As a major component of the US global missile defense network, the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti- missile system, commonly known as THAAD, in South Korea has implicated the regional balance of power and interstate relations.
Since the end of the Cold War, China-US relations have shown different stage characteristics. In the 1990s, the two countries began to explore a new framework for post-Cold War bilateral relations.At that time, China was facing how to deal with the United States in the international structure featuring multiple great powers with the US retaining primacy, while the US was facing a rising China.
Although the history of European integration is one driven by crises, the internal and external crises facing the European Union （EU） over the last decade, from the debt crisis, the refugee crisis to Brexit, are unprecedented in both scale and nature. The underlying dilemma of European integration has been so thoroughly revealed that the European Union cannot continue with its past integration mode but embark on reshaping the path.
In recent years, with changes in the strategic environment, the United States has reflected on the long-term grand strategy it has been implementing, and made some profound adjustments by changing its strategic thinking and adopting new strategic measures, so as to maintain a balance between strategic means and objectives and its leading role in the world. In this process, scholars in the US have conducted a series of heated debates on the grand strategy; and on the nature and scope of the United States＇ engagement in global affairs, which has had some impact on its policies.
Since its inception in 2012, cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European （CEE） countries has scored tremendous progress in various fields. As the 16 CEE countries are all along the Belt and Road, Chinas cooperation with the CEE countries will play a role of pilot demonstration. A review of successful experience and existing challenges in the cooperation will have positive implications for China to push forward the Belt and Road Initiative in a wider scope.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank （AIIB） has enjoyed considerable success in its young life, which began with 57 countries, both within Asia and in the West, signing up for membership at its founding nearly two years ago. This mix of leading Asian and European members gave the bank＇s architect, China, a political win on the global stage, made more striking by the early resistance of the United States to the project.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor （CPEC） is a major pilot project of the Belt and Road Initiative （BRI）, which has become the framework and platform for comprehensive and substantive cooperation between China and Pakistan. Through collaboration on the Gwadar port, energy, transportation and industrial infrastructure,CPEC is a long-term and systematic project to promote economic cooperation.
The BBIN （Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal） Initiative, proposed by the Indian government of Narendra Modi to promote sub-regional cooperation in South Asia, is an important mechanism for India to reshape its regional image and for the four countries to realize regional connectivity and socio-economic development. The direction and results of the BBIN＇s future development will inevitably impact on Chinas vision and practical efforts to develop strategic synergy with the four South Asian countries.
As a newly emerging power, India＇s role in global governance cannot be ignored. Investigating the principles and practices of India＇s involvement in global governance can help China expand its cooperation with India in this field.
When Foreign Minister Wang Yi summed up the international situation and Chinese diplomacy in 2016, he pointed out that every transformation and change has its internal dynamics and a set pattern. Those who can grasp the underlying trend of these will be in an advantageous position to set the pace of change and shape events.
The year 2016 has witnessed accelerated adjustment and transformation of the international architecture, which can be encapsulated with two words, ＂volatility＂ and ＂turbulence.＂ The world economy remains sluggish. Brexit has caught Middle East is mired in aggravating tension. And against globalization. We are seeing a more volatile with greater uncertainty finds deeply unsettling. and instability that the On the other hand, we everyone by surprise.
The December 2016 incident involving an unmanned underwater vehicle （UUV） of the United States was neatly wrapped up on December 20 after China returned the vehicle.1 The legal debate that arose during the UUV incident focused on three aspects： legitimacy of the Chinese action, whether the UUV enjoys sovereign immunity, and the legal status of the location where it was seized.
As the entanglements of the United States into China-related maritime disputes become more frequent, the academic circle has spent much rime, in recent years, conducting in-depth research into the motives and strategies of the US to meddle in the maritime disputes between China and some of its neighbors, as well as the strategic competition between China and the US on maritime issues. However, litde attention has been given to China-US maritime cooperation. This article aims to oudine the history and current situation of China-US maritime cooperation, and explain both the potential highlights and difficulties of developing further maritime cooperation between the two countries.