One is, the other is weak, China is the boss. As such, there can be benefits. But for China to be the master of almost only the Third World, for those little brethren, the attitude of old China has been to regard obligations over rights. Plus, that card may have some political weight, but nothing military and economic. And into the park i go to lose my mind and find my soul poster. Second, be a member of the alliance. Other people are bigger than China, China joining such a corporation is like tying itself to their tanks.