Ronald O'Rourke, CRS

Ronald O'Rourke received a B.A. in international studies from the Johns Hopkins University in 1980 (Phi Beta Kappa) and an M.A. in international studies from the University’s School of Advanced International Studies in 1981 as its Christian A. Herter (valedictorian) Fellow. He has worked as a research assistant on naval integrated logistics support issues for American Management Systems, Inc. of Arlington, VA, and as a consultant on defense issues for then-Governor Pierre S. du Pont IV of Delaware. Since 1984, he has been a naval affairs analyst for the Congressional Research Service (CRS) of the Library of Congress. He has written numerous reports and articles on naval affairs.

U.S. and China: Strategic Concerns in the East and South China Seas

Published Sep 13, 2021 4:45 PM by Ronald O'Rourke, CRS

Posted in: Government

Over the past several years, the South China Sea (SCS) has emerged as an arena of U.S.-China strategic competition. China’s...

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