The SCS and China-US Relations: A Case of Great Power Rivalry, Reluctant Entanglement and/or Strategic Exaggeration?
Session 3 of the conference on "The South China Sea in the Broader Maritime Security of the Indo-Pacific Conference", 28-30 September 2016, Canberra, Australia. This conference is co-organized by UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA), the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV), and the Japan Institute for International Affairs (JIIA).
Moderator: Professor David Lovell, Head of School of Humanities and Social Sciences, UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Australia
Speaker 1: Dr Jian Zhang, Deputy Head of School, UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy
Topic: Beijing’s perspective
Speaker 2: Zack Cooper, Fellow, Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington DC, United States
Topic: The U.S. Perspective
Speaker 3: Associate Professor Shahar Hameiri, Associate Director, School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia
Topic: Domestic influences on foreign policy in China
Discussant and Q&A: Dr Tran Truong Thuy, Director of the Center for East Sea (South China Sea) Studies at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Hanoi