Jeff W. Benson

Jeff W. Benson

Commander Jeff W. Benson is a military fellow with Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and commanded the USS Stethem (DDG-63), forward deployed in Japan, from 2017 to 2019.

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Opinion | Conflict prevention in the South China Sea depends on China abiding by the existing rules of navigation

US freedom of navigation operations do not, in and of themselves, raise the risk of a maritime incident. From the 1972 ‘Rules of the Road’ to the 2014 bilateral agreement on the rules of behaviour, the protocol exists for peaceful engagement.

US freedom of navigation operations do not, in and of themselves, raise the risk of a maritime incident. From the 1972 ‘Rules of the Road’ to the 2014 bilateral agreement on the rules of behaviour, the protocol exists for peaceful engagement.

Conflict prevention in the South China Sea depends on China abiding by the existing rules of navigation
27 Feb 2020 - 3:53AM