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Territorial Disputes: The South China Sea
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Territorial Disputes: The South China Sea: Reports and Documents
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
America's Security Role in the South China Sea
Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. Thursday, July 23, 2015.
China as an Emerging Power in the South China Sea
Congressional hearing before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 112 Cong., 2d sess., 12 September 2012
China’s Actions in South and East China Seas: Implications for U.S. Interests—Background and Issues for Congress
CRS Report, August 2018.
Diplomacy and Security in the South China Sea: After the Tribunal
Serial No. 114-232: Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. Thursday, September 22, 2016.
Investigating the Chinese Threat, PART I: Military and Economic Aggression
Hearing before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 112th Cong., 2d sess., 28 March 2012
Maritime Disputes and Sovereignty Issues in East Asia
Hearing before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, 111th Cong., 1st sess., 15 July 2009
Reaffirming the Strong Support of the United States for the 2002 Declaration of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea among the Member States of ASEAN and the People’s Republic of China, and for Other Purposes.
112th Congress, 2d session, S. Res. 524, 23 July 2012
Seapower and Projection Forces in the South China Sea
Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces. Wednesday, September 21, 2016.
To Promote Peaceful and Collaborative Resolution of Maritime Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea and Its Environs and Other Maritime Areas Adjacent to the East Asian Mainland
H. R. 6313, 2 August 2012
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Annual Reports to Congress
U.S. Policy in the South China Sea
Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy. Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM), in Phnom Penh, on 29 May 2012
Armed Clash in the South China Sea
Bonnie S. Glaser, Council on Foreign Relations, Contingency Planning Memorandum No. 14
Asian Diplomatic Ambiguity – Calming the South China Sea
Alan Chong and Emrys Chew, RSIS Commentaries
no. 78, 3 May 2012
A Balanced Threat Assessment of China’s South China Sea Policy
Benjamin Herscovitch, CATO Institute Policy Analysis, no. 820, 2017
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: ASEAN and the South China Sea
Alan Chong and Emrys Chew, RSIS Commentaries no. 214, November 2012
By Invitation, Mostly: The International Politics of the US Security Presence, China, and the South China Sea
Christopher Freise, RSIS Working Paper No. 247, August 2012
China's Attitude to the International Legal Order in the Xi Era: The Case of the South China Sea
Bing Ling, Japan Institute if International Affairs, Policy Brief no. 4, 2018.
China and the South China Sea: Two Faces of Power in the Rising China’s Neighborhood Policy
Erik Beukel, DIIS Working Paper, July 2010
Defusing the South China Sea Disputes
CSIS Report, October 2018.
FPI Bulletin: Next Steps in the South China Sea
Christopher J. Griffin, The Foreign Policy Initiative, 20 July 2016.
Power and Order in the South China Sea
Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Center for a New American Security, November 2016.
Rethinking Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Transforming Problem into Opportunity
Dato’ Muthiah Alagappa, RSIS Commentaries no. 166, 5 September 2012
The South China Sea: A Breeding Ground for Geopolitical Rivalry
DIIS Report, 2016
South China Sea: From Bad to Worse?
Joshua Kurlantzick, Council on Foreign Relations, 24 July 2012
South China Sea Dispute: Evolution, Conflict Management and Resolution
Lalita Boonpriwan, 2nd International Conference on International Relations and Development, 26-27 July 2012
South China Sea Disputes: How States Can Clarify Their Maritime Claims
Robert Beckman, RSIS Commentaries no. 140, 31 July 2012
The South China Sea – Some Fundamental Strategic Principles
Amy Searight, Center for Strategic & International Studies, January 2017.
Time to End Strategic Ambiguity in the South China Sea
Gregory Poling, Center for Strategic & International Studies, vol. III, iss. 13, 5 July 2012
Toward a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea
Rodolfo Severino, EAST ASIA FORUM, 11 August 2012
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