Sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands
(PDF & Mobipocket format)By: Monique Chemillier-Gendreau
Monique Chemillier-Gendreau, Sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly Islands LEÏLA CHOUKROUNE Perspectives chinoises n° 35, May- June 2001, page n°74 On April 1st this year, a US spy plane and a Chinese fighter aircraft collided about sixty-five miles southeast of Hainan Island. The consequences were the death of the Chinese pilot who was rapidly promoted to the rank of national hero, and the arrest of the eighty American crew members who were taken hostage and then released. Another result was a whole range of political-*****-strategic analyses, which stressed Peking’s intermittent ex...
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