torsdag 30. juni 2016

Facing Arbitration on Maritime Disputes, China Sends in the Spies

In October 2015, the Philippines filed a pending arbitration case against China through the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, arguing that the Chinese regime’s claims to the South China Sea violate international law. As a decision on the South China Sea looms in international court, the Chinese regime has done all it can to avoid the case—from stating it will not participate, to making threats against the Philippines, to rallying African nations so as to claim a base of support. Yet with the ruling now just around the corner, the Chinese regime is pulling one last card out of its sleeve. Read more