ABSTRACT

Changing Balance of Power in the Asia-pacific Region and Optimum Us Defense Strategy and Us Air Force Strategic Posture   [open pdf - 1MB]

"This paper provides: an assessment of where US interests conflict with China's, particularly in the East and South China Seas and Taiwan; an evaluation of China's maritime expansion and anti-access and area denial (A2/AD) strategy; an assessment of pressures that are stressing US alliances and partnerships, particularly with Japan and Taiwan; an evaluation of the US rebalance and the prospects for multilateralism and interoperability; an examination of the prospects for conflict and convergence from 2020-2040; an analysis of US access, force presence, and basing issues in the Asia-Pacific region; and an assessment of optimum US defense strategy and US Air Force strategic posture for projecting power despite various challenges."

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2016
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United States Air Force Academy: http://www.usafa.edu/
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