WRM in Interview with Australia’s Lowy Institute
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  • Thrasymachus

    In the long run, thwarting China’s territorial ambitions in the South China Sea could prove to be incredibly expensive for the U.S., which has no parallel ambitions there of its own.

    America’s interest in protecting the territorial integrity of threatened allies like South Korea and Taiwan is clear; our interest in enforcing the ambitious territorial *claims* of allies who are in no such danger is harder to see.

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