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Eurasia’s Maritime Rise and Global Security, From the Indian Ocean to Pacific Asia and the Arctic, edited by Geoffrey F. Gresh

This book explores Eurasia’s growing embrace of its maritime geography from the Indian Ocean to Pacific Asia and the Arctic. In an age of climate change, the melting of the Arctic will transform Eurasia’s importance, in addition to influencing the political, economic, and military dynamics across Eurasia’s main maritime regions. These emerging shifts have already begun to alter maritime trade and investment patterns, and thus the global political economy. It also creates a rising threat to the current status quo of world order that has long been dominated by the Atlantic World. This edited volume showcases some of the world’s leading experts and examines Eurasia from a saltwater perspective, analyzing its main maritime spaces in a threefold manner—as avenue, as arena, as source—to show the significance of this geostrategic change and why it matters for the future of the world’s oceans. Geoffrey F. Gresh is Department Chair and Associate Professor of International Security Studies at National Defense University in Washington, D.C
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction: Why Maritime Eurasia? -- 2. Strategic Maritime Chokepoints: Perspectives from the Global Shipping and Port Sectors -- 3. Chokepoints of the Western Indian Ocean, China’s Maritime Silk Route, and the Future of Regional Security -- 4. The Economics of Somali Counterpiracy: Assessing Counterpiracy Measures for International Shipping Companies -- 5. The Rise of an Indo-Japanese Maritime Partnership -- 6. The Fastest Way Across the Seas: Cyberspace Operations and Cybersecurity in the Indo-Pacific -- 7. Forgotten Borders: Japan’s Maritime Operations in the Korean War and Implications for North Korea -- 8. Blurred Lines: Twenty-First Century Maritime Security in the South China Sea -- 9. Sea Level Rise in the Pearl River Delta -- 10. The Great Convergence: Maritime Supremacy, Energy Primacy, and the Oceanic Coalition in Asia -- 11. The Coming Arctic Boom: As the Ice Melts, the Region Heats Up -- 12. Public and National Imagination of the Arctic -- 13. Arctic Fisheries Management in the Twenty-First Century -- 14. Security Competition Rising: Renewed Militarization of the High North -- 15. Tackling Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the International Maritime Industry
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed. 2018.
Physical Description
1 online resource (303 pages)
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