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The South China Sea: Flashpoints for U.S. Interests

January 22, 2018

“All nations want peace, but they want a peace that suits them.” – Admiral Jacky Fisher (Royal Navy), 1894 International politics rest upon a contradiction. Systemically hierarchical organization is nearly impossible. Despite the universalist ambitions of imperial powers, the geographical and material scope of the world precludes a globally legitimate international order. Nevertheless, one can […]