Beijing vows to ignore tribunal’s ruling on South China Sea. But can it?
By Julie Makinen
Los Angeles Times
June 9, 2016
In the coming weeks, an international tribunal in the Netherlands is expected to rule in a case brought by Manila in 2013 against Beijing over its claims and activities in the region. Julian Ku, a professor of constitutional law at Hofstra University, has called the forthcoming ruling “one of the most anticipated international judicial decisions in recent history.”