Interview with Bill Hayton on the South China Sea in the post-ruling period
The Maritime Issues conducts an interview with Bill Hayton, Associate Fellow of Chatham House on issues related to the South China Sea.
Almost a year has passed since the Arbitral Tribunal rendered the award in which China's nine-dashed line claim in the South China Sea was ruled illegal. Surprisingly, the situation seems quieter over recent months. However, the sea is destined to remain a regional flashpoint.In order to keep the South China Sea in perspective, The Maritime Issues conducts an interview with Bill Hayton to get valued insights into the effects of the Arbitral Award, the origin of China’s claim, the future of US involvement in the South China Sea, and the role of ASEAN.
Bill Hayton is an Associate Fellow of Chatham House, the United Kingdom. He is the author of the book “The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia”.