Proceedings of the International Conference on Business, Economic, Social Science and Humanities (ICOBEST 2018)

Foreign Policy of The United States of America in Addressing China’s Cyberpower

Authors
Dewi Triwahyuni, Yanyan Mochamad Yani, Arry Bainus
Corresponding Author
Dewi Triwahyuni
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icobest-18.2018.66How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Foreign Policy, Cyberpower, cyberwar, US-China
Abstract
The purpose of this research is to analyze the strategy of US foreign policy in the face of Chinese cyber power. To answer the problem of research, researchers use qualitative research design. Researchers use primary sources in the form of official state documents and secondary sources in the form of interviews with US foreign policy experts, and through journals, dissertations and related research. The enmity of the United States and China in cyberspace has become a prominent issue in the bilateral relations of both countries. The latest developments of the United States are seriously issuing its Foreign Policy formulation to virtual space following a number of Chinese behaviors in virtual space that affect the United States National Interest. The different interpretations of the cyberspace, leading these two countries to a mutual interaction. The United States puts more cyber security as a priority in its foreign policy with the increasingly aggressive actions of China in achieving its goals as a cyber power country. Based on the data analysis, the researchers conclude that the US foreign policy strategy in dealing with Chinese cyber power tends to use leadership strategy, in which the United States utilizes the dominance of cyber capability to suppress Chinese cyber power in a persuasive way. The strategy chosen by the United States is to take advantage of government channels and involve non-government channels to strengthen the level of trust and stability of both countries in the virtual space.
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