A Tale of Two Seas: The Caribbean and South China Sea in Great Power Perspective

By Akshat Patel The South China Sea is to China as the Caribbean Sea is to the United States. Just as the United States repeatedly thwarted European powers from the Caribbean throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, China intends to thwart an American presence in the South China Sea in this century.1 In 1962, the … Continue reading A Tale of Two Seas: The Caribbean and South China Sea in Great Power Perspective →

A Tale of Two Seas: The Caribbean and South China Sea in Great Power Perspective
By Akshat Patel The South China Sea is to China as the Caribbean Sea is to the United States. Just as the United States repeatedly thwarted European powers from the Caribbean throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, China intends to thwart an American presence in the South China Sea in this century.1 In 1962, the … Continue reading A Tale of Two Seas: The Caribbean and South China Sea in Great Power Perspective