Adm. Dennis Blair: At Scarborough Shoal, China is Playing with Fire

Author: Foreign Policy

Categories: In the News

If China were to start dredging on the disputed Scarborough Shoal, it would risk a potential military confrontation with the United States, Sasakawa USA Chairman and CEO Adm. Dennis Blair said Thursday in a Foreign Policy article by Dan De Luce. “If the Chinese push there, I think there’s going to be trouble,” Blair said

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China shadows U.S. warships amid rising tensions in Asia

Author: USA Today

Categories: In the News

The People’s Liberation Army Navy this week continued its recent pattern of increasingly assertive behavior in the South China Sea by shadowing warships from the U.S., Japan, and India as they conducted joint military exercises. Although the Chinese vessels were uninvited, such actions have “come to be the norm for China,” Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a

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Navigating Unsettled Waters: Introducing the Maritime Awareness Project

Date: April 14, 2016

This event served as the official launch of the Maritime Awareness Project (MAP), a new joint initiative between Sasakawa USA and The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), to assist policymakers, the press, and interested public in better understanding critical maritime problems and possible routes to their peaceful resolution.

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