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04/25/2012

China in US Grand Strategy

China in US Grand Strategy

The majority of discussions at the April 2012 U.S. Army War College’s 23rd annual Strategy Conference focused on the rise of China and the People’s Liberation Army. Despite U.S. concerns over a lack of transparency in China’s military, the 23rd annual Strategy Conference agreed the ties linking China and the U.S. make future conflicts unlikely.

09/22/2011

US-China Perception Gap on the Messy South China Sea Dispute: Assessment of Post-2009 Developments

US-China Perception Gap on the Messy South China Sea Dispute: Assessment of Post-2009 Developments

China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) adopted a Declaration on the Conduct of Parties (DOC) in the South China Sea (SCS) in November 2002.

09/22/2011

Disputing Nations should side with China for Joint Development of oil and gas in South China Sea

Disputing Nations should side with China for Joint Development of oil and gas in South China Sea

The South China Sea dispute is, to a large extent, over the Spratly Islands and one of the main elements involves natural resources in areas surrounding the islands.

07/26/2011

Building Pax Asia-Pacifica

One of the main sources of tension in Asia nowadays are the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where the Philippines, Vietnam, China, and others have conflicting claims. In Chinese media reports, the heightened “unfriendliness” in the region has allegedly arisen from “bad rumors and speculations” on the part of Filipino commentators. But the [...]

07/18/2011

Trouble Looming on the High Seas

Trouble Looming on the High Seas

The recent escalation of tensions in the South China Sea once again brought the decades-long territorial dispute to the brink of a violent confrontation that reminds us that our next territorial battles may not be over land, but rather water. As the world’s leading naval power and trading partner, America has an important stake in [...]

07/12/2011

United States Should Stay Out of the South China Sea Disputes

United States Should Stay Out of the South China Sea Disputes

The types of disputes and claims occurring between Asian countries in the South China Sea have been going on for centuries. Recent incidents can be quietly resolved by both sides directly working with each other. United States involvement in this process will not help to resolve these disputes.

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