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The South China Sea as a 'crisis'

Taylor, Brendan


This chapter undertakes such a comparative analysis and contends, contrary to much recent commentary on East Asian security, that the South China Sea is the least dangerous among Asia's present crisis points. The South China Sea has been routinely referred to as one of, if not the, most dangerous and flammable crises points in Asia today. Analysts seeking to explain why Beijing might regard the South China Sea as a core interest typically refer to energy security considerations. The chapter,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The South China Sea Maritime Dispute: Political, legal and regional perspectives
DOI: 10.4324/9781315858029


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