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South China Sea: the Second Front of the US-China Confrontation

... entire security regime in the Asia Pacific. Apart from the numerous discussions about the U.S.-China trade war, there is one more rivalry between the two countries that unfolded a long time ago and has recently been intensifying in the waters of the South China Sea (SCS) and in the sea areas adjacent to it. At the beginning of June 2019, the Pentagon officially presented a new report “On the Indo-Pacific Strategy”, in which China was listed among the key U.S. competitors. Calling the People's ...


RIAC Discussed Maritime Security Hotspots in the South China Sea and the Arctic

..., Pavel Gudev , Senior Research Fellow at the Center for North American Studies at Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations of RAS, were among Russian participants of the event. Following the key speech participants discussed territorial disputes in Southeast Asia, maritime delimitation in the Arctic, role of the maritime law in dispute settlement, as well as the U.S. policy and Russia's interests in the Arctic and in the South China Sea. Anton Tsvetov , expert of the Center for Strategic Research, moderated the discussion.


The Chinese Guardians of International Law

... Coexistence ”. The concept of China’s rise in the world order without desire to lead has faded since the 21st century began. China is more and more active in diplomacy and international law, showing decisive and assertive actions regarding the South China Sea and territorial disagreements with Japan. Increased emphasis on rule of law within China is encouraging this change, as the government tries to improve rule of law in its own country, sending Chinese law students to study in Western universities....


South China Sea — Hague Tribunal and Military Tensions

... to growth of both American and Chinese military activities in the region. This will consequently cause further escalation, including an increased likelihood of an armed conflict. At the same time court decision may pave the way for the resolution of territorial disputes in the South China Sea based on compromise. President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly made it clear that he will be using the court ruling as a starting point for a new round of talks with Beijing. His readiness for dialogue with the PRC has ...


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