The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Maritime Security in the Asia-Pacific

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Maritime Security in the Asia-Pacific (Paperback)

By Joshua Ho , Catherine Zara Raymond 
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9812563326
EAN: 9789812563323
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 294
Publish Date: 2005-08-31
Binding: Paperback

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This authoritative book brings together in a single volume international experts renowned in their specializations to discuss issues and current trends relating to maritime security. It looks at the issue of maritime security in the Asia-Pacific through a three step approach. Firstly, it surveys both the global maritime outlook and the outlook in each of the regions of Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. From these regional perspectives, trends in commercial shipping and force modernization, and issues like the weapons proliferation and maritime terrorism are discussed. After looking at the maritime environment, the specific challenges that the maritime community faces are examined. These challenges include maritime boundary and territorial disputes in the South China Sea, the force modernization of three Northeast Asian navies, and the spectre of maritime terrorism. The volume concludes by looking at some new initiatives for maritime cooperation, a survey of maritime ?re
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Title: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Maritime Security in the Asia-Pacific
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Editor: Joshua Ho , Catherine Zara Raymond
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9812563326
EAN: 9789812563323
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 294
Publish Date: 2005-08-31
Binding: Paperback

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