Lu-yang, International Relations Scholar based in Beijing
Aug 06, 2014
The Vietnamese government has gone back on its word by making territorial claims for China’s Xisha Islands. Lu Yang believes that it is a violation of the principles of international law.
Liu Junhong, Researcher, Chinese Institute of Contemporary Int'l Relations
Dec 07, 2013
Japan’s viewpoints on history, international law and Asia are in direct contravention of contemporary international law, writes Liu Junhong.
Greg Austin, Professorial Fellow at the EastWest Institute
Dec 06, 2013
Analyzing the 1943 Cairo Declaration, Greg Austin argues that China’s outrage over the disputed islands is rooted in this document signed 70 years ago and driving its foreign policy. To ease tensions in the region, both China and Japan must come to the table and acknowledge the high emotions surrounding the dispute.
Qi Chu, Research Fellow, China Institute of Int'l Studies
Sep 29, 2012
China has made a strong claim for the sovereignty of Diaoyu Islands, whereas Japan says the islands belong to it. To whom do the islands belong? Let's evalu