Amelia Harnagel is a Research Analyst at Stratfor. She holds a law degree from the University of Texas, where she studied international law and energy law. She also spent a semester at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland studying European law. During law school, she sat on the editorial boards of the Texas Review of Law and Politics and the Texas International Law Journal.
Prior to joining Stratfor, Ms. Harnagel worked in local and state government and on aviation law. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in history and religion from the University of Florida.
Beijing has made steady moves to reclaim its role as the pre-eminent power in the Pacific Rim. But despite the region's focus on minerals and oil, fish are a more important factor in the maritime disputes surrounding a rising China.