New Military Modernization in the Asia-Pacific Region
University Technology Malaysia (UTM), Jalan Semarak, 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Corresponding Author:
- Iraj R
University Technology Malaysia (UTM)
Jalan Semarak, 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 03-2615 4100
Email: [email protected]
Received Date: April 25, 2016; Accepted Date: May 26, 2016; Published Date: May 28, 2016
Citation: Iraj R (2016) New Military Modernization in the Asia-Pacific Region. J Pol Sci Pub Aff 4:203. doi:10.4172/2332-0761.1000203
Copyright: © 2016 Iraj R. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The rise of China as a world economic power has brought an opportunity for the country such military modernization and a threat for other countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The military modernizations show that there are six territorial claimants: China, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippine, Taiwan, and Vietnam. The United States has economic and security interests in the region and encourages military power balance and security within the Effort.