South China Sea : Beijing's 'Salami Slicing' strategy
Darshana M. Baruah
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The South China Sea is seeing increasing tension amongst the claimants. The Second Thomas Shoal is the latest addition to Beijing’s ‘Salami Slicing’ strategy of slowly acquiring small reefs and islands to consolidate its contested claim.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 054-14
Nanyang Technological University