Can Asean’s lawfare chart a way through the South China Sea stalemate? Illustration: Huy TruongCan Asean’s lawfare chart a way through the South China Sea stalemate? Illustration: Huy Truong
Can Asean’s lawfare chart a way through the South China Sea stalemate? Illustration: Huy Truong

South China Sea: Asean states set course for Beijing’s red line

  • No more Mr Nice Guy. Southeast Asian countries are turning up the heat on Beijing as maritime row emerges as a proxy for the US-China struggle
  • Armed with international law and the 2016 arbitral case, their approach may be about to escalate, taking a global flashpoint into uncharted waters

Topic |   South China Sea
Can Asean’s lawfare chart a way through the South China Sea stalemate? Illustration: Huy TruongCan Asean’s lawfare chart a way through the South China Sea stalemate? Illustration: Huy Truong
Can Asean’s lawfare chart a way through the South China Sea stalemate? Illustration: Huy Truong
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