South China Sea: Not Just About "Free Navigation"


Denny Roy

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 177


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: August 14, 2012
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Denny Roy, Senior Research Fellow at the East-West Center, explains that "China is trying to implement a might-makes-right order, while the United States is trying to ensure that smaller countries do not get steamrolled. This is the real issue, and US officials should make it clear."

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