Tian Shichen

Tian Shichen

Captain (Retired) Tian Shichen a senior research fellow, is vice-president of the Grandview Institution and director of the Center for International Law of Military Operations in Beijing.

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Opinion | As a new cold war dawns and the US pursues strategic competition with China, Beijing must reassess its own policies

In response to the US’ new confrontational policy, China must exercise its right to safeguard national sovereignty, adhere to multilateralism and expand the reform and opening up process.

27 May 2020 - 6:15AM

In response to the US’ new confrontational policy, China must exercise its right to safeguard national sovereignty, adhere to multilateralism and expand the reform and opening up process.

As a new cold war dawns and the US pursues strategic competition with China, Beijing must reassess its own policies
Opinion | The US is endangering peace in the South China Sea by enforcing its own interpretations of maritime law

The US is not a signatory to the UN convention on the law of the sea, yet it still judges another country’s ‘excessive maritime claims’ according to its own understanding of the rules.

4 Mar 2020 - 11:00AM

The US is not a signatory to the UN convention on the law of the sea, yet it still judges another country’s ‘excessive maritime claims’ according to its own understanding of the rules.

The US is endangering peace in the South China Sea by enforcing its own interpretations of maritime law