Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the South China Sea and the Strategy of Chinese Expansion (MP3 CD)

Asian Waters: The Struggle Over the South China Sea and the Strategy of Chinese Expansion By Humphrey Hawksley, Rufus Wright (Read by) Cover Image
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Few territories are as hotly contested as the western Pacific Ocean. Across the 1.5 million square mile expanse of the East and South China Sea, six countries lay overlapping claims that date back centuries. China, Vietnam, Korea and Indonesia assert their right to trade routes, deploying military garrisons to defend disputed territories while Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines resist their expansion. But no single government can face a superpower such as China alone, and as the country extends its reach, less powerful states look to the United States for diplomatic mediation, creating an American security umbrella that stretches across the Asia-Pacific, nicknamed the 'American Lake'. These conditions produce an unstable cocktail of competing interests and international tensions poised for conflict.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781978684386
ISBN-10: 197868438X
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: June 4th, 2019
Language: English