Book Review: Fire on the Water: China, America, and the Future of the Pacific by Robert Haddick

By Kelly Vorndran

About the Author: Kelly Vorndran is a master’s candidate in Asian Studies at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. Her research interests include Chinese foreign policy and Chinese military modernization. Following her graduation with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, she lived in China and Taiwan and was published by The National Bureau of Asian Research.

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