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

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia and William T. Onorato

How China, Philippines can settle their South China Sea resource dispute and avoid conflict

  • Reaching an agreement will be tricky because of political and legal obstacles, but these can be overcome
  • A commercial joint venture with no legal implications on sovereignty that includes sharing resources or revenues from extraction could be a way forward

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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