Post Tagged with: "UNCLOS"

Can Legalism Avoid War in the South China Sea?

Can Legalism Avoid War in the South China Sea?

The focus of peace effort for the past decade in the region has been on a specific Code of Conduct, a set of norms that recognizes the rule of UNCLOS in the settlement of maritime territorial disputes. The more the disputes become a matter of legal norms, the less benefits could be achieved by means of dangerous military demonstrations.

Geopolitical Insecurities and Territorial Grievances in East Asia

Geopolitical Insecurities and Territorial Grievances in East Asia

The roots of the South China Sea disputes originate in the results of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Coming to terms with China as it exerts its power will be pricey, yet necessary.

The Race that Never Was?

The Race that Never Was?

To some, the Arctic represents the unknown, new opportunities, and the future; to others, the Arctic represents little more than a barren and frozen region that matters little in the grand scheme of world affairs.

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