Toward Crisis Management in East Asia’s Seas

Issue & Policy Briefs February 14, 2014, No. 144

Maritime disputes in in the East and South China Seas escalated in 2013 and remain locked in a dangerous cycle of action and reaction with the attendant danger of a direct military confrontation between increasingly powerful naval forces. It is clear that there is an urgent need for a comprehensive political and diplomatic approach that can provide effective crisis management.

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