Changing power, changing interests : freedom of navigation in South China Sea
Nghiem Anh Thao
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
By placing the oil rig HD-981 in Vietnam’s proclaimed EEZ off the disputed Paracel Islands, China has profoundly affirmed its assertive policy of “monopolising” the South China Sea. The security order in the Sea is in flux, and the time is right for a fundamental reassessment of key trends there.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::International relations
RSIS commentaries, 123-14
Nanyang Technological University