Integrating the China Coast Guard with the PLA Navy
China has an 18,000 km coastline, 370,000 square km of territorial sea, and 3,000,000 square km of exclusive economic zone (EEZ). But for a very long time, China has had weak maritime law enforcement capacities, caused by the absence of an integrated coast guard.
This chapter is the result of the project funded by the Social Science Fund of Jiangsu Province (Project No. 15ZZB007).