Chinese construction of hydropower dams along the Mekong River has been labeled the “next South China Sea” as a catalyst for conflict.
Author: Cameron Smith
Cameron is a graduate of a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History and International Relations from the University of Wollongong. He serves at the Parliament of Australia and co-founding and acting as Chief Operations Officer at the Australian Pacific Youth Dialogue. He has strong interests in U.S. global affairs, international security and Australian foreign policy.
The Chinese Maritime Militia, dubbed the ‘little blue men’, signifies Beijing’s vision of a maritime ‘people’s war’ where civilian and military structures are integrated in a Maoist fashion that sees the social sphere as intimately connected to the military industrial complex.