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Chinese involvement in IUU Fishing

Within the strategic community a less-spoken issue when it comes to China is its role in global fishing. Threat from China is often discussed in terms of its territorial aggression, military, its state-owned enterprises, its technology, hybrid warfar....

The India - EU Summit: Implementation Remains the Key

The Strategic Partnership between India and EU was forged in 2004. The precursor to this partnership was a Joint Political Statement (1993) and a cooperation Agreement (1994)both of which laid the basis of this partnership. India and EU also agreed o....

Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the India-Indonesia Maritime Border

… the EEZ agreement with India and Indonesia, with the added context of Indonesia also delimiting its maritime boundaries with its neighbours Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Australia sets a firm example of the importance of adhering to UNCLOS and ....

India and the United States - Recent Development

As the Obama administration enters its last months in office, it is normal that it would want to assess the state of relations between the United States and India. Both countries have invested a lot in revitalizing this partnership and the US would n....

South China Sea imbroglio: Setting The Record Straight

China is a signatory to United Nations Convention of the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) but not the US. The South China Sea (SCS) covers an area of nearly four million square kilometers. It is estimated that US $5 trillion worth of sea borne trade and one-....

Round Table Discussion on The South China Sea Dispute Ruling - Implications

Against the backdrop of 12 July 2016, award by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) on the South China Sea (SCS), a Round Table Discussion was held on 2 August 2016, on “South China Dispute Ruling: Implications”. The discussion started with t....

China’s Day of Reckoning

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) has issued its award in the arbitration case between the Philippines and China. The Philippines had initiated arbitration proceedings against China in January 2013 under Annex VII to the United Nations Convent....

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