The EEZs’ chess games: what about the Indian Ocean?

Indian Ocean: Strategic Imperatives For India To Keep It Indian – Analysis

By Dr Subhash Kapila

“The Indian Ocean is where the rivalry between the United States and China in the Pacific interlocks the regional rivalry between China and India and also with America’s fight against Islamic terrorism and the Middle East, which includes America’s attempt to contain Iran” — Robert Kaplan

Spratlys islands: in the middle of EEZs?

Seabed resources or strategic trade routes approach?

Philippines sends more troops to guard disputed islands

The Philippines has deployed 800 more Marines and opened a new headquarters to guard its interests in the disputed Spratlys islands, which China also claims …

Seabed resources and fishing areas stakes behind « rocks’ game »

The Japan Coast Guard says at least 10 Japanese landed on one of the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture on Sunday morning. The East China Sea islands are also claimed by China and Taiwan.