Maritime Challenges and Priorities in Asia: Implications for Regional Security
Sam Bateman, Joshua Ho, Walter Samuel Grono Bateman
Routledge, 2012 - History - 320 pages
Maritime issues are particularly important for Asian countries, where there is a high reliance on shipping routes for international trade, many difficult disputes over maritime boundaries, and the prospect of increasing tensions where maritime power might play a significant role. This book uses contributions by 17 experts to build a comprehensive survey of the maritime issues affecting Asia. It discusses the issues overall, goes on to examine the issues from the perspective of each of 14 key countries, and concludes by assessing the prospects for resolving common problems in order to preserve good order at sea.
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