Rising Tension in the Waters: China, US and Unintended Crisis
Date of Issue2015
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The US is planning further patrols in the South China Sea, following the USS Lassen’s successful freedom of navigation operation. Although China did not take action to confront it, the risk of an unintended crisis escalating from future patrols remains high.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 242-15
Nanyang Technology University