Category Archives: Moratorium

[Eurasia Review 11/08/2011] South China Sea: Reducing The China-Vietnam Tension – Analysis (Zhen Sun)

“A coastal state’s obligation as specified by UNCLOS is to cooperate with other states in matters of conservation, not acting unilaterally in another state’s EEZ. If Vietnam were to unilaterally impose a fishing moratorium along China’s coast, would the author … Continue reading

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[The Diplomat 12/06/2011] How China Can Avoid Next Conflict (Minxin Pei)

“The U-shaped line, or 9-dotted line, was described as a calculated ambiguity used to maximize the extent of the claimed waters. Unlike any other demarcated lines, it does not characterize a definite area and the government of China has never … Continue reading

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[BBC 10/06/2011] China Accuses Vietnam in South China Sea Row

“While China is calling on other claimants to stop exploiting resources in the areas that they have the rights based on international law, China itself has explored and planned deepwater drilling in the Qiongdongnan basin which can be a contested … Continue reading

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