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Sea power and American interests in the western Pacific /
David C. Gompert.
imprint
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [2013]
description
xxi, 193 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN
0833078909, 9780833078902
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imprint
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, [2013]
isbn
0833078909
9780833078902
contents note
Sea power and the western Pacific: importance, scope, and definition -- China, the United States, and the dynamic of sea power -- Technological change -- The oceanic commons -- Geo-politics -- Geography -- Structure -- Theory and lessons of history -- Factors of sea power -- Sea power then and now -- Anglo-American naval relations -- Anglo-German naval competition and conflict -- Japan and the United States -- Lessons from theory and history -- U.S. and Chinese interests and sea power in the western Pacific -- Chinese and U.S. trade -- U.S. interests -- U.S. strategy toward China -- American sea power in the western Pacific -- Chinese interests -- Chinese strategy -- Chinese sea power -- Conclusion: the interaction of U.S. and Chinese sea power -- Technological change -- The networking and targeting revolutions -- U.S. naval strengths and weaknesses -- Chinese priorities, capabilities, and potential -- Implications of current trends -- U.S. responses -- A new posture in the Pacific: toward phantom sea power -- Implementation: need versus inertia -- Conclusions -- Regional maritime security -- Mahan versus Mullen -- Maritime security and East Asia -- Sino-American security cooperation: rocky path or barren soil -- Conclusion -- Conclusions and recommendations -- The need for American initiative -- The future of sea power.
catalogue key
10349514
 
Includes bibliographical references.

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