Regional Strategies and Military Buildup in East Asia and Indo-Pacific: A Russian perspective

Regional Strategies and Military Buildup in East Asia and Indo-Pacific: A Russian perspective

Авторы: Киреева Анна Андреевна ЧИТАТЬ PDF
Kireeva Anna. Regional Strategies and Military Buildup in East Asia and Indo-Pacific: A Russian perspective / Anna Kireeva // Maritime Affairs. – 2014. – Volume 10. – Issue 2. – pp. 33-51.- Mode of access: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09733159.2014.977599#.VZPzMVLqHUc

As the center of world economic growth and world politics is shifting to East Asia, the region is undergoing strategic transformation due to the ongoing power shift. As a result, major regional powers, namely the U.S., China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and South East Asian states are building up their military potential, in particular naval forces, amid aggravating regional security problems and maritime disputes escalation. This paper aims to assess regional strategies of the key powers and military buildup by East Asian states and India, interconnected in the maritime dynamics in the Indo-Pacific. With the U.S. seeking to preserve dominance in the region, China trying to realign the regional power dynamics in its favor, Japan aiming to preserve its place as one of the region’s leaders, India and Russia with their goals to become independent powers and middle and small powers searching for an adequate answer to regional challenges, East Asia and Indo-Pacific are clearly showing a complex dynamics of competing regional strategies and visions of regional order.

Ключевые слова: East Asia, Indo-Pacific, military buildup, US, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Russia, regional strategies, great powersВосточная Азия, Китай, Япония, Индия, США, Россия, Южная Корея, Индо-Тихоокеанский регион, региональные стратегии, великие державы
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