Background Reading:

Compiled by our crisis architect, these articles aim to give delegates a general overview of the scenario in the South China Sea region. The reading isn't necessary but will aid delegates during the simulation.

Freedom of Navigation in the South China Sea

China condemns US for Freedom of Navigation Operation

The U.S. and China’s Nine-Dash Line: Ending the Ambiguity

What Does China Want?

Why China is Building Islands in the South China Sea

What Does the Nine Dash Line Actually Mean?

China Warns US Against Challenging Its Actions in the South China Sea

South China Sea: 'Leave immediately and keep far off' - BBC News

South China Sea Explained