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Author Gompert, David C.
Title Sea power and American interests in the western Pacific / David C. Gompert ; foreword by James Dobbins.
Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Sea power and the western Pacific: importance, scope, and definition -- China, the United States, and the dynamic of sea power -- Technological change -- The oceanic commons -- Geo-politics -- Geography -- Structure -- Theory and lessons of history -- Factors of sea power -- Sea power then and now -- Anglo-American naval relations -- Anglo-German naval competition and conflict -- Japan and the United States -- Lessons from theory and history -- U.S. and Chinese interests and sea power in the western Pacific -- Chinese and U.S. trade -- U.S. interests -- U.S. strategy toward China -- American sea power in the western Pacific -- Chinese interests -- Chinese strategy -- Chinese sea power -- Conclusion: the interaction of U.S. and Chinese sea power -- Technological change -- The networking and targeting revolutions -- U.S. naval strengths and weaknesses -- Chinese priorities, capabilities, and potential -- Implications of current trends -- U.S. responses -- A new posture in the Pacific: toward phantom sea power -- Implementation: need versus inertia -- Conclusions -- Regional maritime security -- Mahan versus Mullen -- Maritime security and East Asia -- Sino-American security cooperation: rocky path or barren soil -- Conclusion -- Conclusions and recommendations -- The need for American initiative -- The future of sea power.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Sea-power -- Pacific Area.
Sea-power -- China.
Sea-power -- United States.
China -- Strategic aspects.
United States -- Relations -- China.
China -- Relations -- United States.
Geopolitics -- China.
Naval strategy.
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Related To Print version: Gompert, David C. Sea power and American interests in the western Pacific. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012 9780833078902 (DLC) 2013010138
ISBN 9780833078933 (electronic bk.)
0833078933 (electronic bk.)
9780833078919 (electronic bk.)
0833078917 (electronic bk.)
9780833078902 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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