In this October 13, 2016 photo provided by the US Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur operates in the South China Sea as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group. Photo: AP
Tian Shichen
Opinion

Opinion

Tian Shichen

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, but still judges another country’s ‘excessive maritime claims’ according to its own understanding of the rules

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In this October 13, 2016 photo provided by the US Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur operates in the South China Sea as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group. Photo: AP
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