Does the international relations with neighboring countries influence the domestic politics of the country?

Class paper/analysis: You are required to write a paper discussing your political forecast for the China It should 6to 8 double-spaced pages. It should include your prediction, i.e. electoral results, for the country. In the paper, you will need to explain your thought process behind the prediction. In the conclusion, you should also include to what extent the political dynamics in the country will impact the relationship the country has with the US. As for your essay, I will be looking for the following discussions: 1. A solid understanding of the structure influencing the political dynamics of china o A strong discussion on the center of power lie in the country (head of state, head of government, and regionalism/federalism)  Who gets to the set the rules and why? o A strong understanding on the important elections in the country (what are they and how have they resulted in the past)  What elections should be paying attention to within the country? 2. A solid understanding of societal influences of the country o A strong discussion on whether ethnicity, religion, and particular history has a lasting imprint on the political trajectories of the country  Given politics cannot be removed from how citizen’s internalize legitimacy of the government, what are the centrifugal forces within the country? o A strong discussion on how the market/economy affects the political trajectory of  Given the growth of international trade and the strong role it play in determining the economic fates of the domestic actors, how does this seep into the political arena? o A strong discussion on how international relations (the country’s position within the global political economy) influences domestic politics of the country  Does the international relations with neighboring countries influence the domestic politics of the country?  Is the country’s domestic politics reliant on the role of other strong trade partners? o If there is internal conflict that should not be ignored, there should be a strong discussion how internal division is perpetuated within the country 3. A solid understanding of role of agency within the country o A robust discussion on how current political actors and their impact on the current political trajectories of the country 4. A strong discussion that ties together the interlacing influences of structure, societal influences, and agency. o This discussion should be aligned with the textbook and the lectures. 5. Clear and solid reasoning behind the particular prediction on the political trajectories of the country o A strong discussion on the short-term predictions  What should we be paying attention to within the next year? o A strong discussion on the long-term predictions  What should we be paying attention to within the next 5 years? o A strong discussion on how those predictions will impact the country’s relationship with the US I will also be looking for you to uphold writing standards. These include: 1. All references should be cited in a singular format (the student chooses the format but they should be uniform) 2. Clarity in prose is expected o Spelling o Grammar o Format (Introduction, Body, and Conclusion sections clearly serve their roles