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In Their Own Words: On Maritime Strategic Access

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The “In Their Own Words” series is dedicated to translations of Chinese documents in order to help non-Mandarin speaking audiences access and understand Chinese thinking. CASI would like to thank all of those involved in this effort. In the “In Their Own Words” series, CASI and its collaborators aim to provide Chinese texts that illustrate thoughtful, clearly articulated, authoritative foreign perspectives on approaches to warfare at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels. This translation and publication does not constitute approval by any U.S. Government organization of the contents, inferences, findings and conclusions contained therein. Publication is solely for the exchange and stimulation of ideas.

Their explanation of the document:

  • A Rational Understanding of Maritime Strategic Access
  • Historical Track of Maritime Strategic Access Development
  • Basic Laws of Sea-Ocean Strong Nations to Contend for and Control Maritime Strategic Access
  • Regional Doctrine of Maritime Strategic Access and Its Effects
  • The International Laws and Standards and Practices Touched Upon by Maritime Strategic Access
  • Posture Analysis of Maritime Strategic Access From the Perspective of Chinese Security
  • A Consideration on Administering Maritime Strategic Access

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