At an event on January 10, 2012, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released the report Cooperation from Strength: The United States, China and the South China Sea, which examines the future of U.S. strategy in the South China Sea and the impact of territorial disputes on the maritime commons. The event featured a keynote address by Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, followed by a discussion with a distinguished panel of experts chaired by Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the U.S. Navy, and including Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the United States, and report co-authors Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program and Robert D. Kaplan, Senior Fellow, both of the Center for a New American Security.
Click here to Read the Report: Cooperation from Strength: The United States, China and the South China Sea
CNAS also launched an online portal, Flashpoints: Security in the East and South China Seas, which includes a comprehensive map and timeline of significant disputes, overlapping claims and potential flashpoints that will serve as a hub for reliable data and analyses on the East and South China Seas to promote broader international information sharing. Visit the online portal Flashpoints: Security in the East and South China Seas on the CNAS website.