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China Should Be Concerned About the Hague Tribunal

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.04.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

On October 29th, in a unanimous decision, the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague issued its first, preliminary ruling concerning whether the Tribunal has 'jurisdiction' over the issues raised by the Philippines against China's so called 'nine-dash line' in the South China Sea.

China's Challenge in the South China Sea

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.08.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

The Philippines' attempt to haul China to an international tribunal is a problem because it is invoking the very compulsory jurisdiction which China has disavowed since 2006.

Preventing a China-Japan War Over the Islands: What America Must Do

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 12.05.2012 | World
Rep. Mike Honda

Given the level of intensity escalating around the East China Sea island dispute between China and Japan, it is worth the United States getting more involved.