As tensions between China and the US have risen, hundreds of “track one” communication channels have closed down. Photo: HandoutAs tensions between China and the US have risen, hundreds of “track one” communication channels have closed down. Photo: Handout
As tensions between China and the US have risen, hundreds of “track one” communication channels have closed down. Photo: Handout

Risk of military conflict between US and China higher than ever, experts say

  • Tensions rose after near-collision between American and Chinese destroyers, according to president of National Institute for South China Sea Studies
  • Existing communication mechanisms might not be sufficient to keep every encounter under control, Nanjing University professor says

Topic |   South China Sea
As tensions between China and the US have risen, hundreds of “track one” communication channels have closed down. Photo: HandoutAs tensions between China and the US have risen, hundreds of “track one” communication channels have closed down. Photo: Handout
As tensions between China and the US have risen, hundreds of “track one” communication channels have closed down. Photo: Handout
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