May 21, 2014

A Summer Calendar for Advancing U.S. Policy toward the South China Sea

By Ely Ratner

Asia-Pacific Security Deputy Director Dr. Ely Ratner authors the agenda “A Summer Calendar for U.S. Policy toward the South China Sea,” detailing specific actions the United States should take in the coming months to breathe new life into U.S. policy and enhance U.S. economic and security interests in Asia.
 
The author describes four discrete opportunities for U.S. officials to contribute to long-term peace and stability in the South China Sea. These include specific proposals for critical upcoming engagements at the Shangri-La Dialogue, the G-7 Summit, the U.S.-China Strategic Security Dialogue and the ASEAN Regional Forum.

  • Ely Ratner

    Vice President and Director of Studies

    Ely Ratner is the Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he is a member of the executive team and responsible for manag...

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