Source: Voice of America
Original Post: Patrick Cronin Discusses U.S. Interests in South China Sea
June 9, 2012 — Tensions are rising between Beijing and Washington in the disputed and potentially energy-rich waters of the South China Sea. As the United States “pivots” toward the Asia Pacific region, Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor in the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security and Richard Cronin, Director of the Southeast Asia Program at the Stimson Center, discuss the reasons behind the tensions and what’s at stake in these strategic waters with Host Carol Castiel.
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Topic(s): Diplomacy and Development, Regional Security Challenges, U.S. Military Forces & Operations, U.S. National Security and Defense Policy
Project(s): Asia-Pacific Security , Diplomacy and Development, Flashpoints Overview, South China Sea: Cooperation, Conflict, and U.S. Interests, The Emerging Asian Power Web, Twenty First Century Strategic Environment, U.S. Military Forces and Operations, U.S. National Security and Defense Policy
People: Dr. Patrick M. Cronin