Cruising for a Bruising: Maritime Competition in an Anti-Access Age

@article{Caverley2020CruisingFA,
  title={Cruising for a Bruising: Maritime Competition in an Anti-Access Age},
  author={Jonathan D. Caverley and Peter J. Dombrowski},
  journal={Security Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={29},
  pages={671 - 700}
}
Abstract This paper explores the likelihood of maritime crisis stability between China and the United States by building on existing research on the Sino-American naval balance and the concepts of offense–defense theory. Whereas a “denialist” school in security studies argues that counterintervention technology makes defense dominant in the region, the US Navy remains a fleet designed for an offensive approach of power projection and sea control. Although this stubbornness in the face of a… 
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