What the South China Sea Ruling Means for Australia

This post first appeared in The Huffington Post, 15 July 2016. Regional tensions have escalated sharply in response to this week’s finding in the arbitral tribunal hearing in The Hague, which has found in favour of the Philippines in their case against China’s claims in the South China Sea. In their strongly worded 11 page press release, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) presented a … Continue reading What the South China Sea Ruling Means for Australia