Turkey-Russia Relations Failed The German sociologist Max Webber built up his theory on the basis of the principles and consequences of regional ethics though his brother, Alfred Webber, hinted that not everything should be perceived literally, and the ethics of Protestantism is typical of not only Protestants but also non-Christian relations. This circumstance was paid attention to after the start of intensive modernization of Japan and economic and technological success of Southeast Asia, India and Far East.
China is far from the solution of economic and social issues but its technical achievements place it at the same level with highly industrialized nations.
Recently something significant took place: China asked the United States for help and assistance in the fight against terrorism in its northwestern provinces. It is not a sign of China's weakness but a wish to be in the same club with the Americans in case of solution of global issues.
Eight years ago Secretary Hillary Clinton visited Southeast Asia and called to recreate a big political-military regional bloc with the prospect of countering economic and political expansion of China.
The last three presidents of the United States have announced repeatedly that China's containment is a priority of foreign policy.
Indeed, this issue remains but is obviously transforming.
China participated in BRICS and SCO summits, keeping aloof, realizing that being in the same hub with big nations is good but China has other aspirations and problems too.
The Western community always underlines that NATO's creation and development as a global security system is based on Liberal Democratic, i.e. European and North American values. The entire complex of the Western world is called Euro-Atlanticism.
Euro-Atlanticism was created on the basis of the Anglo-Saxon philosophy and ethics of capitalism while the liberal democratic values are based on this philosophy, not vice versa. The liberal democratic values are not always in line with the ethics of capitalism, i.e. the ethics of Protestantism but just protestant ethics is not a synonym of the ethics of capitalism.
China is mostly a Confucian country, it represents the Confucian civilization (according to Toynbee and other historians and philosophers). In addition, Confucianism is the expression of the Asian protestant ethics.
The attitude to work, mercantile issues, everyday issues, war and peace,
labor and trade, interest rates and a lot of concepts of capitalistic relations is meant.