R42784 – Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress – 12/20/2012

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Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress

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Author: Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs

Pages: 73

This report presents policy and oversight issues for Congress arising from (1) maritime territorial disputes involving China in the South China Sea (SCS) and East China Sea (ECS) and (2) an additional dispute over whether China has a right under international law to regulate U.S. and other foreign military activities in its 200-nautical-mile maritime Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Bills: H.R. 6313, S.Res. 217, S.Res. 524, H.Res. 532, H.Res. 616