Making Waves in Asia
The South China Sea: Hydrocarbon Potential and Possibilities of Joint Development presents the proceedings of the EAPI/CCOP Workshop East-West Center held in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 5-12, 1980. The book contains papers on the geology and offsho...
Mark J. Valencia
INTRODUCTION Thrust of the Paper The Origin and Intent of the PSI The Asian Geopolitical Context of the PSI Northeast Asia Southeast Asia The Asian Maritime Security Environment The Rise of Maritime Security Issues in Asia A Clash of Sovereignties and Creeping Jurisdiction Differing Threat Perceptions Heightened Maritime Sensitivity THE PROLIFERATION SECURITY INITIATIVE Relevant Specific Incidents Issues Definitional Issues PSI Obligations International Law Issues Options and their Implications Change existing International Law Argue Self Defense U.S. Rationale and Longer-term Strategy PSI-related Political Issues Fundamental Problems