Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

Malaysia’s airspace ‘violation’ row with China highlights confusing military overflight rules

  • US unilaterally set a precedent for air defence identification zones. But that doesn’t justify dictating rules, especially with no international pact in place
  • In practice, Malaysia is supporting China’s view of what foreign military aircraft can do in airspace under its supervision

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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