1. Introduction: The Utility of Scenarios and the Implications of the U.S.-China Conflict at SeaSanghoon KimKorea Institute for Maritime Strategy 2. Conflict Scenarios between the United States and China in the South China SeaKetian Zhang (George Mason University) 3. Structure and Contingency : War Onset in the East China SeaPaul van Hooft; Tim Sweijs; Stella […]
KIMS Policy Report
The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) has been the newest service of the broader Vietnam People’s Army (VPA). It was established as a direct response to theincreasingly hybrid and sophisticated maritime disputes in the South China Sea where China has deployed the so-called “gray zone” tactics to exert its influence and actual control on the ground.
Amongst Singapore’s maritime security institutions, the Police Coast Guard (PCG) is arguably one of the most underrated. Founded in 1866, the PCG’s genesis was then called the Marine Police during the British colonial rule and tasked to curb rampant piracy. It retained the Marine Police title until 1993, when it was renamed the PCG following
This chapter examines the role that the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the primary enforcer of Philippine maritime rights in the South China Sea, has assumed since the 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff. It has been observed that changes in the Philippine government’s policy on the South China Sea dispute have affected the PCG in performing this
This report discusses the development of the Indonesian Coast Guard or also known as BAKAMLA. Firstly, it discussed the historical background of BAKAMLA, which was originated from the BAKORKAMLA. In 2014, BAKAMLA was established under the mandate of the Indonesian Law of Maritime Affairs and Presidential Regulation Number 178 of 2014. Under this regulation, BAKAMLA