Satoru Mori is a professor at Hosei University in Japan. He is a former Japanese Foreign Ministry official, and holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo. He was also a visiting researcher at Princeton University and George Washington University between 2013 and 2015. His focus is on U.S. strategy in Asia and its implications for East Asian security.
Those concerned with East Asian security need to think about what the South China Sea will look like five years down the road, and consider the politico-military-economic consequences of Chinese domination of the South China Sea.