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The National Institute for South China Sea Studies (NISCSS) is an academic institute attached to the Hainan Provincial Government, working under the policy guidance of the Foreign Ministry of the People's Republic of China (PRC), while receiving professional instruction from the State Oceanic
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The National Institute for South China Sea Studies (NISCSS) is a research institution dedicated to the study of the South China Sea. The NISCSS has come a long way since its founding as the Hainan South China Sea Research Center in 1996; it was elevated to the national level in 2004 and then expanded further into the premises it occupies today. Over the past seventeen years, the NISCSS has grown into an influential think tank on South China Sea studies both in and out of China. The South China Sea has many complexissues—sovereignty over its islands and reefs, maritime ...


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