Foreign Relations Between The Middle Eastern Sunni And Eastern Asia

1558 WordsMar 14, 20167 Pages
One of the most controversial topics in the media and the world for decades has been the question of The United States ' involvement in foreign affairs. Should they be more aggressive? Or should the US being holding back in its foreign conflict involvement and focus on its own problems? If so, where should the US be the most aggressive, and where should it take the largest step back? For two large regions of the world, the Middle Eastern Sunni, including the Oil rich Gulf States, and Eastern Asia, holding some of the greatest economic powers of the world, China and Japan, the US needs to make extremely stratigraphy policies in order to create a more desirable relationship between not only it and the countries of those regions, but also of…show more content…
From then on, the United States had been supplying practically all of Japan’s military security, and presently has 48,828 troops and supplies $285, 373 of aid towards the East Asian country. Additionally, the United States imports over 131 billion dollars of Japanese products, thus making it one of its largest foreign trading partners. However, there is a highly undesirable trade imbalance between the to countries. Japan has not opened up its trading ports to the U.S. as much as America has done regarding Japan, specifically 68.6 million dollars less. This large trade imbalance raises a large problem between the US and Japan, a problem that needs to be solved in the foreseeable future. Japan, however, isn’t the sole country of the Eastern Asia region that’s facing economic conflicts with the U.S. The United States suffers a similar foreign trade issue with China as it does with Japan, just on a much lager scale. Despite the $481.8 million that the U.S. spends on Chinese products, it only receives $116.1 million in terms of Chinese purchases of American products, thereby leaving the US with an approximately $365.7 million undesirable trade imbalance. Another issue concerning the United States and China is China’s remarkable economic growth in the past number of decades, averaging at about 7.9% since 1980, which poses it as a large threat to the
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