Growing attention has been devoted in recent years to projected oil and gas pipelines that would link Russian gas fields in eastern Siberia and Sakhalin Island to China, Japan, and the two Koreas. By contrast, there is little awareness of the high economic and political stakes involved in the quiet struggle now unfolding in Northeast Asia over seabed petroleum resources, especially the conflict between China and Japan over the East China Sea.
Quiet Struggle in the East China Sea
Selig S. Harrison is a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center and director of the center's project on oil and gas cooperation in Northeast Asia. He is the author of China, Oil, and Asia: Conflict Ahead? and six other books on Asia, including Korean Endgame: A Strategy for Reunification and U.S. Disengagement (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002).
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Selig S. Harrison; Quiet Struggle in the East China Sea. Current History 1 September 2002; 101 (656): 271–277. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.656.271
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