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Which is the Nash Equilibrium Point of South China Sea Dispute?

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                                  Which is the Nash Equilibrium Point of South China Sea Dispute?


The Dispute of South China Sea has been a hot issue among the politicians of Asian- Pacific and International academy. Is there any payoff equilibrium point for the partner of the dispute?  


In recent years, the dispute of South China Sea has attached more attention. While China claims it is sovereign on basis of history and benefits on basis of its sovereign, Vietnam and Philippine and other neighbor states also claim their interest in South China Sea. USA, and Japan involve the dispute directly and indirectly. Actually, dispute of South China Sea has become a game of multiplayers without cooperation. The fear is, the dispute seems provoke regional conflict and depress the region security.  


John Nash has proposed his famous theory of non-cooperative games. According to Nash Equilibrium theory, there must be an equilibrium point in n-person game. Applying Nash Equilibrium theory, there is also an equilibrium point in South China Sea dispute.


Giving the equilibrium point were discovered, the dispute would be solved peacefully. Before that, the dispute would be existed. As for the players in surrounding the region, keep calm is vital to avoid arm conflicts with other partner.

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