July 12, 2016

Sweeping ruling against China will have lasting impact globally

Featuring Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper

Source: CNBC

Journalist Everett Rosenfeld

China suffered a major defeat Tuesday as an international court rebuked its claims on distant waters that contain the world's busiest shipping lanes and declared some of its expansionary tactics illegal. 

A tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands, issued the ruling in a dispute between China and thePhilippines, a U.S. ally. The decision — and the responses of both those countries and others — could mark one of the most significant geopolitical events in years, according to experts.

 

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  • Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at CNAS. She is formerly a Fellow with the CSIS Asia Program and Director of the CSIS A...