The US-Chinese conflict and its repercussions on the South China Sea


  • Zaidon Salman Mohammed College of Political Science / Al Nahrain University / Baghdad / Iraq
  • Hamed Shihab Ahmed Department of Political Science/Imam al-Kadhim College/Baghdad/Iraq



South China Sea, China, conflict, the United States, arms race, intellectual property, status, influence


                 The South China Sea region has gained great importance in regional and international awareness, led by China and the United States of America, as two superpowers, and the relations between them were known for a state of great competition in many areas that took a broad turn, reaching the point of conflict. This was reflected in the South China Sea region, which they view as An important region, therefore, according to their awareness, their presence and expanding their influence contributes to strengthening their interests and achieving their goals. On the part of China, it has rushed to develop its military capabilities and deploy them in large parts of the sea, which has raised great concern on the part of some parties overlooking the sea that China is determined to Imposing its control and regional hegemony over the region, which led to widespread disagreements and conflicts between the littoral countries and China, as well as increasing tensions as a result of Chinese trends, which was interpreted as causing an imbalance of power in the region, later leading to the intervention of a third party, namely the United States, in the integration. These conflicts by directing support to the parties to the conflict with China, which found in the South China Sea the appropriate environment for managing its conflict with China.

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The US-Chinese conflict and its repercussions on the South China Sea. (2024). قضايا سياسية, 76, 162-193.

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