China’s Unclos dilemma: Why it acts the bully in SCS


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First word IT does not surprise the experts that China has omitted mention of the South China Sea disputes with some members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) in its recent moves to soften and pivot away from its 'wolf-warrior' diplomacy. While it assures the US and the West of its readiness to parley and moderate the policy approach, it has consciously glossed over the debate, tensions, incidents and protests in the SCS. There is a big reason for this. China has a major dilemma with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos), and...