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China's Maritime Disputes

Steven W. Lewis

China's Maritime Disputes.

Steve Lewis, Baker Institute C.V. Starr Transnational China Fellow, testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 4, 2013, in Washington. The topic: China's maritime disputes in the East and South China Seas. Lewis specifically addressed the energy drivers of the maritime disputes, drawing from the institute’s collective research on the development of China’s energy economy, which institute fellows and scholars have studied since 1998. 


Click here to view video of the April 4, 2013, hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Lewis’ testimony begins at 4:36:26.