... the authors explore the strategic thought that is shaping Chinese maritime policy. The United States must respond to China s ascent as a naval power, they say --Survival, March 2011
Red Star over the Pacific is an excellent overview of China s emerging naval capabilities, doctrine and strategy. It places China s rise in context. For this reason alone, this book will be an important source for anyone working in the fields of international relations, strategic studies or defence. For naval professionals it is essential reading. --Journal of the Australian Naval Institute, July 2011
About the Author
Toshi Yoshihara and James R. Holmes are associate professors of strategy at the Naval War College. Both authors hold Ph.D.s from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.