Daily Archives: January 2, 2014

Close calls between China and the US, at sea or in the air, are increasingly frequent as Chinese military forces deploy beyond national borders in greater numbers, rubbing up against US military patrols and deployments. Yet China is reluctant to enter into agreements defining the “rules of the road” for incidents of this kind. It has also demurred from establishing crisis communications protocols in the event of a misunderstanding between two ships’ captains. Why? Read more