The Coming Pacific War. Part 7. War Itself
A significant document on the strategic and conceptual games played regarding the conflict between the United States and China is the report produced in September 2015 by the RAND Corporation, entitled The U.S. – China Military Scorecard. Forces, Geography and the Evolving Balance of Power 1996–2017. This report summarises two possible scenarios for the military confrontation between the United States and China on the Western Pacific: one concerns Taiwan, 160 km from the coast of China, the second one of the Spratly Islands – Thitu, lying in the South China Sea, 940 km from China’s Hainan Island.
Date 08 / 2020