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Vietnam and the South China Sea

Vietnam and the South China Sea Author Do Thanh Hai
ISBN-10 9781317398196
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 274
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Studies of the escalating tensions and competing claims in the South China Sea overwhelmingly focus on China and its increasingly assertive approach, while the position of the other claimants is overlooked. This book focuses on the attitude of Vietnam towards the South China Sea dispute. It examines the position from a historical perspective, shows how Vietnam’s position is affected by its wish to maintain good relations with China on a range of issues, and outlines how Vietnam has occasionally made overtures to both the United States and Japan in order to bolster its position, and considered the possibility, so far resisted, of taking China to formal arbitration under the auspices of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The book concludes by assessing the future prospects for Vietnam’s position in the dispute.



Vietnam and the South China Sea

Vietnam and the South China Sea Author Do Thanh Hai
ISBN-10 9781317398202
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 262
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Studies of the escalating tensions and competing claims in the South China Sea overwhelmingly focus on China and its increasingly assertive approach, while the position of the other claimants is overlooked. This book focuses on the attitude of Vietnam towards the South China Sea dispute. It examines the position from a historical perspective, shows how Vietnam’s position is affected by its wish to maintain good relations with China on a range of issues, and outlines how Vietnam has occasionally made overtures to both the United States and Japan in order to bolster its position, and considered the possibility, so far resisted, of taking China to formal arbitration under the auspices of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The book concludes by assessing the future prospects for Vietnam’s position in the dispute.



Vietnam and the South China Sea

Vietnam and the South China Sea Author Do Thanh Hai
ISBN-10 1138929972
Release 2016-12-16
Pages 320
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Studies of the escalating tensions and competing claims in the South China Sea overwhelmingly focus on China and its increasingly assertive approach, while the position of the other claimants is overlooked. This book focuses on the attitude of Vietnam towards the South China Sea dispute. It examines the position from a historical perspective, shows how Vietnam's position is affected by its wish to maintain good relations with China on a range of issues, and outlines how Vietnam has occasionally made overtures to both the United States and Japan in order to bolster its position, and considered the possibility, so far resisted, of taking China to formal arbitration under the auspices of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The book concludes by assessing the future prospects for Vietnam's position in the dispute.



China Versus Vietnam

China Versus Vietnam Author Raul Pedrozo
ISBN-10 OCLC:894592036
Release 2014
Pages 132
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This occasional paper was commissioned as part of a study looking at U.S. policy options in the South China Sea. Using international case law associated with sovereignty disputes, this legal analysis explores whether China or Vietnam has the better claim to the Paracel Island group and the Spratly Island group in the SCS. This analysis was undertaken to provide U.S. policy makers with a comprehensive legal interpretation of the incredibly complex international law issues at play in the SCS. Importantly this was not done to set the stage for making a recommendation to change long established U.S. policy of not taking a position on the legal merits of respective sovereignty claims. In fact, this analysis confirms the wisdom of that policy. Although the author finds that Vietnam's claims are superior to China's, as the forward indicates other legal analysts have looked at the same information and reached the opposite conclusion. In short none of the various claimants has what might be considered an open and shut legal case.



The South China Sea Challenges and Promises

The South China Sea  Challenges and Promises Author James Borton
ISBN-10 9781503537378
Release 2015-01-29
Pages 184
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The world knows there are troubled waters in the South China Sea. This vital sea has long been regarded as a major source of tension and instability in Asia. The tense geopolitical standoff between China and Vietnam continues to create confusion for many observers since both nations invoke both history and international law to justify their respective claims of sovereignty. The complex and deeply rooted relationship of these two nations and their prominently argued issues over atolls, oil rigs, exclusive economic zones (EEZs), freedom of navigation, military surveillance, security interests, unexplored vast oil and gas reserves, and fisheries has only succeeded in forging a closer tie between two former enemies: the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.



Southern Vietnam and the South China Sea Official Standard Names Approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names

Southern Vietnam and the South China Sea  Official Standard Names Approved by the United States Board on Geographic Names Author
ISBN-10 SRLF:D0001562669
Release 1961
Pages 248
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Chinese Engagement in Laos Past Present and Uncertain Future

Chinese Engagement in Laos   Past  Present  and Uncertain Future Author Danielle Tan
ISBN-10 9814620858
Release 2015
Pages 27
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Chinese Engagement in Laos Past Present and Uncertain Future has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Chinese Engagement in Laos Past Present and Uncertain Future also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Chinese Engagement in Laos Past Present and Uncertain Future book for free.



Blue Dragon

Blue Dragon Author R. Thomas Collins, Jr.
ISBN-10 1928928056
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 212
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Blue Dragon - Reckoning in the South China Sea, an account of the effort by Mobil to return to Vietnam, is a behind the scenes account of a politically sensitive oil project that many believed would be a key to the political balance of power in the South East Asia.



Contest for the South China Sea

Contest for the South China Sea Author Marwyn Samuels
ISBN-10 9781136575600
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 224
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First published in 1982. Wide-ranging and fully documented, this book is the first detailed study of the origins, contexts and consequences of the long-standing dispute between China, Taiwan, Vietnam and the Philippines over the Paracel and Spratly Archipelagos in the South China Sea - one of the world's most strategically important inter-ocean basins and China's southern maritime frontier. Samuels' analysis: * Highlights the impact of the shifting balance of power in Asia and the growing competition for oceanic resources * Examines the implications of the dispute in terms of the historical and modern role of china as a maritime power in Asia.



Vietnam Territoriality and the South China Sea

Vietnam  Territoriality and the South China Sea Author Han Nguyen Nguyễn Nha
ISBN-10 1138321184
Release 2018-11-08
Pages 192
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The conflict in the South China, especially the sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands, is of international interest and significance. Territorial claims from various countries impacts on maritime freedom and results in the exploitation of natural resources in either international waters or other claimant countries' exclusive economic zones. This book analyses Vietnam's claim of sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands. Based on a book originally published in Vietnamese, the author offers a historical analysis to examine the sovereignty of the islands from multiple perspectives. Motivated by the lack of up-to-date and scholarly studies in English on the topic and based on rigorous analysis of historical, legal and technical evidence, the book makes the case for Vietnam's sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands. It also provides an investigation of how Vietnam has affirmed its claim of sovereignty over the islands and a discussion of how Vietnam's claim has been received by the international community, particularly by China. The book touches on a very sensitive, topical issue of international importance with wide-ranging and serious consequences. It will be of interest to academics in the field of Asian Security Studies and Southeast Asian history and politics.



War Or Peace in the South China Sea

War Or Peace in the South China Sea Author Timo Kivimäki
ISBN-10 8791114012
Release 2002
Pages 213
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Not only is the South China Sea of strategic importance; it is also rich in oil and other natural resources. As such, it is the subject of overlapping territorial disputes between several East and Southeast Asian countries as well as the scene of military tensions and potentially dangerous conflicts. But disputes over the South China Sea are much more complex than simply issues of military security. Environmental values, economic security and political developments are also involved. Spanning the full complexity of the situation, this volume: * covers its historical and legal background * analyses its environmental, economic, military and political dimensions * assesses the potential for containing and resolving disputes as well as transforming the structures of conflict in the region.



The South China Sea

The South China Sea Author C. J. Jenner
ISBN-10 9781107081420
Release 2016-09-01
Pages 382
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The South China Sea has long been a source of conflict and represents a core contemporary security issue in the Asia-Pacific region. This book offers an empirical analysis of the global ocean's most contested maritime territory, the South China Sea and its agents of contest.



The South China Sea

The South China Sea Author Bill Hayton
ISBN-10 9780300189544
Release 2014-10-28
Pages 320
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China’s rise has upset the global balance of power, and the first place to feel the strain is Beijing’s back yard: the South China Sea. For decades tensions have smoldered in the region, but today the threat of a direct confrontation among superpowers grows ever more likely. This important book is the first to make clear sense of the South Sea disputes. Bill Hayton, a journalist with extensive experience in the region, examines the high stakes involved for rival nations that include Vietnam, India, Taiwan, the Philippines, and China, as well as the United States, Russia, and others. Hayton also lays out the daunting obstacles that stand in the way of peaceful resolution. Through lively stories of individuals who have shaped current conflicts—businessmen, scientists, shippers, archaeologists, soldiers, diplomats, and more—Hayton makes understandable the complex history and contemporary reality of the South China Sea. He underscores its crucial importance as the passageway for half the world’s merchant shipping and one-third of its oil and gas. Whoever controls these waters controls the access between Europe, the Middle East, South Asia, and the Pacific. The author critiques various claims and positions (that China has historic claim to the Sea, for example), overturns conventional wisdoms (such as America’s overblown fears of China’s nationalism and military resurgence), and outlines what the future may hold for this clamorous region of international rivalry.



Living Next to the Giant

Living Next to the Giant Author Le Hong Hiep
ISBN-10 9789814459631
Release 2016-12-23
Pages 259
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This book examines how the interaction between political and economic factors under Doi Moi has shaped Vietnam’s China policy and bilateral relations since the late 1980s. After providing a historical background, the book examines the conflicting effects that Doi Moi has generated on bilateral relations. It demonstrates that Vietnam’s economic considerations following the adoption of Doi Moi contributed decidedly to the Sino-Vietnamese normalization in 1991 as well as the continuous improvements in bilateral ties ever since. At the same time, Vietnam’s economic activities in the South China Sea and China’s responses have intensified bilateral rivalry and put their ties under considerable strains. The book goes on to argue that Doi Moi has indeed brought Vietnam newfound opportunities to develop a multi-level omni-directional hedging strategy against China. Finally, the book concludes by looking at the prospects of democratization in both countries and assessing the future trajectory of their relations under such circumstances. As the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of Vietnam’s relations with China over the past thirty years, the book is a useful reference source for academics, policymakers, students, and anyone interested in contemporary Vietnam foreign policy in general and Vietnam–China relations in particular.



Southern Vietnam and the South China Sea

Southern Vietnam and the South China Sea Author United States. Office of Geography
ISBN-10 OCLC:31026464
Release 1962
Pages 248
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Cooperative Monitoring in the South China Sea

Cooperative Monitoring in the South China Sea Author John C. Baker
ISBN-10 0275971821
Release 2002
Pages 220
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Examines the issues involved in the Spratly Islands disputes in the light of confidence-building measures that satellite imagery can offer.



Energy and Geopolitics in the South China Sea

Energy and Geopolitics in the South China Sea Author ASEAN Studies Centre
ISBN-10 9789814279239
Release 2009
Pages 88
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China has long claimed the ownership of a network of widely-scattered islands and their surrounding waters and resources in the South China Sea. These claims overlap in a substantial way with those of at least three ASEAN countries: Vietnam, the Philippines and Malaysia. To this day, the South China Sea has remained one of the region's most dangerous 'flashpoints'. Despite regional efforts to calm the situation, the complicated nature of the issue continues to challenge regional security. The ASEAN Studies Centre has taken this initiative to host a discussion on Energy and Geopolitics in South China Sea, with contributions from Michael Richardson and a number of experts in this area to put across their analytical views of the issue.