China’s rising presence in the Indian and Pacific oceans has far-reaching implications for our world order.
- Alfred W. McCoy
- The Nation
Amid the intense coverage of Russian cyber-maneuvering and North Korean missile threats, another kind of great-power rivalry has been playing out quietly in the Indian and Pacific oceans.
To some it might seem curious, even quaint, that gunboats and naval bastions, once emblematic of the Victorian age, remain even remotely relevant in our own era of cyber-threats and…