The Chinese U-Shaped Line: A Dialectically Presented Sample

  • Peter Kien-hong YUEmail author


Many, if not most, academics and experts in the East and West are not aware that the mainstream Chinese (Communist) thinking has been dialectical, since ancient times. In this chapter, the author applied five interrelated diagrams (or 1 + 4, with 1 referring to the grand diagram and 4, small diagrams) to describe, explain, and infer the U-shaped line in the South China Sea (SCS), in which both Taiwan and mainland China are saying that virtually all that belt of sea or body of waters (as opposed to maritime commons, to some academics and experts) are theirs.


South China Sea Mainland China Taiwan U-shaped line Dialectics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Quemoy UniversityJinmen CountyChina

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