The US Coast Guard could form part of a new tri-service American maritime strategy. Photo: Handout The US Coast Guard could form part of a new tri-service American maritime strategy. Photo: Handout
The US Coast Guard could form part of a new tri-service American maritime strategy. Photo: Handout

South China Sea

US-China ‘grey zone’ rivalry in South China Sea may be about to intensify

  • American plans to include coastguard in integrated naval force highlights growing role of non-military ‘grey zone’ maritime activities
  • New strategy formalises ways of countering China’s coastguard, which is used heavily to project power and assert claims in the disputed waters

Topic |   South China Sea
The US Coast Guard could form part of a new tri-service American maritime strategy. Photo: Handout The US Coast Guard could form part of a new tri-service American maritime strategy. Photo: Handout
The US Coast Guard could form part of a new tri-service American maritime strategy. Photo: Handout
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