UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

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South China Sea

Taiwan President Ma’s “Unhelpful” Visit to the South China Sea

As a liberal democracy that deeply respects human rights, Taiwan deserves as much US support as international realities allow. But such support should not uncritically extend to the South China Sea, where Taiwan's interest are far more closely alligned with China than the United States.

South China Sea

The US Navy’s “Innocent Passage” In the South China Sea May Have Actually Strengthened China’s Sketchy Territorial Claims

The US Navy conducted the weakest type of FONOP it could have chosen, limiting the operation to innocent passage, and potentially strengthening China’s sketchy territorial claims in the region.


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