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IR - Freedom of navigation

edited March 2013 in International Relations
Important IR topic especially wrt Indo-China equation:

"Freedom of navigation is a principle of customary international law that, apart from the exceptions provided for in international law, ships flying the flag of any sovereign state shall not suffer interference from other states."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_navigation


We stand by Japan on freedom of navigation: Khurshid
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/we-stand-by-japan-on-freedom-of-navigation-khurshid/article4551843.ece
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  • @ArindamSarkar Thanks for it. It was helpful. :-)
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  • China, a party to UNCLOS, rejects U.S. interpretations of the treaty's freedom of navigation provisions, and continues to assert outlandish claims to control over virtually the entire South China Sea. But it is hardly alone. Countries as diverse as Brazil, Malaysia, Peru, and India have resisted freedom of navigation within their EEZs, in contravention of their obligations.......

    International treaties are flouted/self-servingly interpreted

    'fired flares'
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21950321
    marine scarecrows? =))
    and Drona asked,"what do you see?","the sparrow's eye!"......and Krishna replied,"Turning their discerning mind to That, directing their whole conscious being to That, making That their whole aim and the sole object of their devotion, they go whence there is no return"
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  • edited March 2013
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    china dadagiri! way beyond EEZ line.....err.CIA is one of the souce
    and Drona asked,"what do you see?","the sparrow's eye!"......and Krishna replied,"Turning their discerning mind to That, directing their whole conscious being to That, making That their whole aim and the sole object of their devotion, they go whence there is no return"
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