Accession Number:

ADA589596

Title:

Conflict Prevention and Confidence Building Measures in the South China Sea

Descriptive Note:

Research paper

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

This paper discusses the root causes of the South China Sea disputes from the perspectives of geopolitics, natural resources, history, and current threats. The paper provides a practical analysis of how to apply conflict prevention and confidence building measures to lessen the tension between China and ASEAN-related or other claimants. Most importantly, it also proposes recommendations for better bilateral, multilateral, regional, and international mechanisms to reduce potential conflict and manage stability in this region.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Geography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE