Examining the South China Sea Disputes

Papers from the Fifth Annual CSIS South China Sea Conference

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted its fifth annual South China Sea conference in July 2015. This compilation features papers from some of the top experts in the United States and Asia, who presented during the day’s panels. Bill Hayton, Bonnie Glaser, and Wu Shicun discuss recent developments in the South China Sea; Pham Lan Dung and Tran Huu Duy Minh explore legal issues surrounding the disputes; and Ian Storey, Patrick Cronin, Renato Cruz de Castro, and Peter Jennings examine various aspects of the military balance and regional order.


Murray Hiebert
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Southeast Asia Program
Gregory B. Poling
Senior Fellow and Director, Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

Renata Cruz de Castro, Patrick M. Cronin, Bonnie S. Glaser, Bill Hayton, Peter Jennings, Pham Lan Dung, Ian Storey, Tran Huu Duy Minh, Phuong Nguyen, and Wu Shicun