South_China_Sea_Conflicts_.pdf - South China Sea Territorial Con\ufb02icts Kaitlyn Lee and Julie Breedveld \u25cb Indicates their territory of the South China

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South China Sea Territorial Conflicts Kaitlyn Lee and Julie Breedveld
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Historical Background 1947 - China’s National Government of the Republic of China created 11 - dash line Indicates their territory of the South China Sea 1953 - Zhou Enlai (People’s republic of China Premier) Requested the removal of two lines Gulf of Tonkin (close to Vietnam) 9 dash line has been established since then 80 to 90 percent of Sea
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The Overall Issue 2016 UN established the 9 dash line has no legal basis China is overriding this statement History is essential China is claiming the territory that belongs to neighboring countries Building man made structures Military bases Utilizing the materials in the sea Built a city on one island
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The United States Allies Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam Actions Tariffs US Army (weapons) sales to Taiwan US Military patrol in region Scope the area Increase presence in South China Sea Trade route
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