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  • The geopolitics of US-China naval rivalry in the Western Pacific
    The geopolitics of US-China naval rivalry in the Western Pacific

    Category: Commentary
    For China, naval strategy is a means to force the US to adjust its geopolitical position in the Western Pacific to accommodate its rise.  The Chinese intention is to edge the US out of the Western Pacific and to dislodge it from its current forward military presence, leaving the South China Sea and Taiwan to a Chinese sphere of influence. 
  • The South China Sea and China-US Relations: Beijing’s Perspective
    The South China Sea and China-US Relations: Beijing’s Perspective

    Category: Politics
    Over the last few years the South China Sea (SCS) dispute has become a chief point of friction between Beijing and Washington, causing widespread apprehensions of an emerging Sino–US rivalry that could unsettle the long peace and stability that the region has enjoyed since the 1970s. While there have long been differences between the two countries in their positions in the SCS – and unlike issues such as Taiwan, Tibet, and even trade disputes until recently – the SCS dispute has never assumed such a central place in the bilateral relationship as it is today.
  • The South China Sea and China-US Relations: Beijing’s Perspective
    The South China Sea and China-US Relations: Beijing’s Perspective

    Category: Working Papers
    Over the last few years the South China Sea dispute has become a chief point of friction between Beijing and Washington, causing widespread apprehensions of an emerging Sino–US rivalry that could unsettle the long peace and stability that the region has enjoyed since the 1970s. While there have long been differences between the two countries in their positions in the SCS – and unlike issues such as Taiwan, Tibet, and even trade disputes until recently – the SCS dispute has never assumed such a central place in the bilateral relationship as it is today. 
  • Security, Politics and Diplomacy of the South China Sea Disputes

    Category: Videos
    As the South China Sea becomes a theatre for big power rivalry, there is a need to explore strategic policies of related powers and relations among them. It is worth investigating which factors have driven big powers’ maritime strategies and how they have perceived one another’s actions. What are these powers’ goals in the South China Sea, greater security or greater power? Are there any misperceptions or security dilemmas between claimants and between big powers? In view of rising tensions in the South China Sea, it is important to study how ASEAN has handled the maritime affairs and how the South ...
  • The South China Sea in the Broader Maritime Security of the Indo-Pacific 2016_SESSION 3
    The South China Sea in the Broader Maritime Security of the Indo-Pacific 2016_SESSION 3

    Category: Videos
    SESSION 3: The SCS and China-US Relations: A Case of Great Power Rivalry, Reluctant Entanglement and/or Strategic Exaggeration?
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