October 28, 2014

Cronin: The Rise of Tailered Coercion in the South China Sea

By Patrick M. Cronin

Asia-Pacific Security Senior Director Patrick Cronin contributed a chapter on tailored coercion in the South China Sea. His contribution is part of a volume published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies to gather experts’ analyses and provide a diverse and wide-ranging set of perspectives on the region and to explore possibilities for future cooperation.

Read the full chapter at CSIS.org.

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