August 02, 2016
What Now for China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea?
By John Lee
Defending China's "historic rights" in the South China Sea is integral to the Communist Party's political narrative.
July 12, 2016
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing continues to push its South China Sea claims, though many were struck down by an arbitral tribunal today.
June 21, 2016
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
By Bill Hayton
The current understanding of "historic rights" in the South China Sea in China can be traced back to a U.S. diplomat.