It feels that now more than ever, there is a tension between advertising and users. Maybe this is a false statement and I was oblivious before, but it’s my opinion. What I do know is that Internet users have a myriad of easy-to-use tools to block ads. Users are installing anti-advertising add-ons at a high rate. I’ve seen numbers from industry participants stating that ad blocking is growing at 43% per year.
No matter how determined American policy makers may be in the future to ensure strategic stability in the region, ASB’s inflexibility will make it exceedingly difficult for Washington to conduct effective coercive diplomacy. In particular, Washington will find military-diplomatic coordination difficult for two reasons.