(Template) Law of the Sea, Global Commons and Territorial Dispute – The South China Sea (Make a Copy) -Directions PageCountry involved in the dispute What is the country’s claim? (Argument) What evidence (data) does the country provide for its claim? What logical inferences (warrants) can be made linking the country’s evidence to the claim? Does another country have an opposing argument (rebuttal)? If another country (country B) disagrees with country A’s claim (argument), what is its reasoning? Can the opposing country’s counter-argument (rebuttal) be proven to limit country A’s argument through qualifiers (statements that limit the strength of country A’s claim (argument))? Are the Country’s claims (arguments) valid under the Law of the Sea? What type of Border/boundary dispute is this and why? China China has made a claim over the Nine-dash line most of the South China Sea and overlaps the exclusive economic zone claims of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. China is now saying that since it is back and is powerful again, it is natural that it will make moves to restore its control over lands and seas it considers to be its own territory. critics say China has not clarified its claims sufficiently - and that the nine-dash line that appears on China’s claim over the south china sea is incorrect and illegal due to it take areas of different states EEZ’s. Yes, Malaysia and Brunei and Vietnam and philippines and taiwan.