Archive for September, 2018

Soft Balancing vs. Hard Clashes: The Risks of War Over the South China Sea To minimize the risk of conflict in the South China Sea, all parties should consider measures to alleviate the dangers that arise from time pressures. Source:

September 28, 2018


How India will React to the Rise of China: the Soft-Balancing Strategy Reconsidered To restrain China India is likely to form both a soft-balancing coalition and limited hard balancing coalition, but the formation of a traditional hard-balancing coalition with the United States is very unlikely. Source:

September 18, 2018