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Territorial Disputes: The South China Sea
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Territorial Disputes: The South China Sea: Databases/Periodical Articles
This Research Guide provides links to primary documents, reports, periodical articles, and books on disputes and state claims in the South China Sea.
Reports and Documents
Treaties and Agreements
Current Digest of the Chinese Press
Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
EBSCO International Security Database
FBIS Daily Reports
Homeland Security Digital Library
IHS Jane's Online
OpenSource (accounts available to US federal, state and local government employees & contractors)
Alarm as China Issues Rules for Disputed Area
Jane Perlez, New York Times, 2 December 2012
ASEAN’S Code of Conduct in the South China Sea: A Litmus Test for Community-Building?
Carlyle A. Thayer, Asia-Pacific Journal, vol. 10, iss. 34, no. 4, 20 August 2012
Building of China's Great Wall at Sea
Raul (Pete) Pedrozo, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, vol. 17, Iss. 2, 2012
China's "City" in the South China Sea?
Greg Austin, 19 August 2012
China's Marine Legal System - An Overall Review
Wu Jilu, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, vol. 17, iss. 2, 2011-2012
China and America's Dueling South China Sea Statements
Zachary Keck, the Diplomat, 7 August 2012
China and the Law of the Sea: An Update
Guifang Xue, U.S. Naval War College, International Law Studies, vol. 84, iss. 1, 2008
China in the Bull Shop - Comparing the Rhetoric of a Rising China with the Reality of the International Law of the Sea
Jonathan G. Odom, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, vol. 17, iss. 2,
Chinese Strategic Miscalculations in the South China Sea
Hoang Anh Tuan, Asia Pacific Bulletin, no. 181, 27 September 2012
Conflict Resolution in the South China Sea
Scott, David. "Conflict Irresolution in the South China Sea." Asian Survey 52, no. 6 (Nov, 2012): 1019-1042
The Dao of Foreign Policy: Understanding China’s Dual Strategy in the South China Sea
Mohamad Rosyidin, Contemporary Security Policy, vol. 40, iss. 2, 2019.
Deep Danger: Competing Claims in the South China Sea
Marvin C. Ott, Current History, vol. 110, iss. 737, September 2011
Deep Danger: Intensified Competition in the South China Sea and Implications for China
Guifang Xue, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal, vol. 17, iss. 2, 2011-2012
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: A Preliminary Analysis
M. Taylor Fravel, the Diplomat, 1 December 2012
See also article in the New York Times by Jane Perlez, "Alarm as China Issues Rules for Disputed Area," 2 December 2012.
Historical Fiction: China’s South China Sea Claims
Philippines Joins Japan, Australia on Spratly Islands: Approves Hotline with Vietnam
Jean Magdaraog Cordero, Asia Pacific Defense Forum, 5 January 2012
Provisional Arrangements Pending Maritime Delimitation in the South China Sea: Practices and Prospects
Quan Ye, Korean Journal of Defense Analysis, vol. 31, iss. 1, 2019.
Q&A: South China Sea Dispute
BBC, 27 June 2012
Regional Cooperation in the South China Sea: Analysis of Existing Practices and Prospects
Shih-Ming Kao, Nathaniel Sifford Pearre, and Jeremy Firestone, Ocean Development & International Law, vol. 43, iss. 3, 2012
Shelved sovereignty or invalid sovereignty? The South China Sea negotiations, 1992–2016
Jiye Kim, The Pacific Review, November 2018.
South China Sea: Changing Dynamics
Peter Geib and Lucie Pfaff, Journal of Management Policy & Practice, vol. 19, iss. 1, 2018.
South China Sea: Oil, Maritime Claims, and U.S.—China Strategic Rivalry
Leszek Buszynski, Washington Quarterly, Spring 2012
The South China Sea Needs a ‘COIN’ Toss
Hunter Stires, US Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 145, May 2019.
Spratly Islands Conflicting Claims
Staking Claims and Making Waves in the South China Sea: How Troubled Are the Waters?
Alice D. Ba, Contemporary Southeast Asia, vol. 33, no. 3, December 2011
Strategic Perspective on Security and Naval Issues in the South China Sea
Chris Rahman and Martin Tsamenyi, Ocean Development and International Law, vol. 41, no. 4, 2010
Universalizing the Law of the Sea in the South China Sea Dispute
Maximo Paulino T. Sison III, Ocean Development & International Law, vol. 49, iss. 2, 2018.
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