Territorial disputes in the South China Sea or the USA/China rebalance of power

Lađevac, Ivona and Jović-Lazić, Ana (2014) Territorial disputes in the South China Sea or the USA/China rebalance of power. In: Regionalism and Reconciliation. Belgrade; Doshisa, Institute of International Politics and Economics; Global Resource Management Program, pp. 46-55. ISBN 978-86-7067-210-9

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Abstract

In this paper authors analyze sensitive nature of the existing disputesin the South China Sea. In spite of the fact that disputed territories overwhelmingly are uninhabited, each of the involved state, China, Vietnam and Philippines, claim their sovereignty, based on its own national history. In the back of these disputes is the battle for gaining the influence in the most frequent world sea, as well the battle for significant natural resources of oil and natural gas. It seems that the wealth of this area attracts the USA as well, because they are interest in securing its position as a pivot state in this region. Still, there is one obstacle which interferes to realization of such plan – China.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: the South China Sea, China, Vietnam, Philippines, sovereignty, dispute settlement, the USA
Depositing User: Ana Vukićević
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2019 11:18
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 11:18
URI: http://repozitorijum.diplomacy.bg.ac.rs/id/eprint/331

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