Ayesha Zahoor contemplates the rise of the East, particularly China, and its potential to supersede the United States. The shifting global balance of power coincides perfectly with the diminishing authority of the US and the burgeoning influence of China worldwide. While the American policies of interventionism have cultivated distrust and skepticism among its allies, China’s economic prowess, and reliability in every sector have drawn states towards it.
Ayesha Zahoor has completed her master's in International Relations from NUML. She is a critical analyst and has been published in "The Express Tribune." She is currently working as a lecturer at Askaria College.