The Use or Threat of Force in the South China Sea Disputes Since 1945: A Timeline

Prepared by the South China Sea Chronicle Initiative
  • Van PhamEmail author
Part of the Global Power Shift book series (GLOBAL)


In the context of the South China Sea disputes, under personal view of the authors, the threat or use of force are acts conducted by not only military forces but also other governmental agencies, particularly law enforcement agencies, against either governmental or civil vessels of another state. Accordingly, the following activities are included in the timeline:


South China Sea Military force Threat Timeline 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.South China Sea Chronicle InitiativeHo Chi Minh CityVietnam

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