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The Militarization of the Asia Pacific

Chinese naval vessel fire anti-submarine missile during the "Joint Sea-2013" drill at Peter the Great Bay in Russia, July 10, 2013.

Chinese naval vessel fire anti-submarine missile during the “Joint Sea-2013” drill at Peter the Great Bay in Russia, July 10, 2013. Source PLA Daily.

Territorial disputes in the Asia-Pacific frequently result in tit-for-tat war of words and provocation, in a region which sometimes feels like it’s teetering on the edge of all-out-war. The territorial disputes, often viewed by some as China asserting its regional hegemony and by others as US imperialism, have intensified throughout time, as the US pivots towards Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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