Deterring China by Denial
[Technical Report, Research Paper]
Naval War College
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This paper proposes that the United States pursue a deterrence by denial strategy to persuade Beijing that it cannot achieve its revisionist objectives through aggression and coercion. Drawing inspiration from the theory of Archipelagic Defense and Chinas own Anti-Access Area Denial strategies, the paper explores the Chinese concept of deterrence and proposes military and economic objectives to influence Chinas rise is integrated into the international rule-based order.
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
- Government and Political Science