Asian Law Expert Available to Discuss Seizure of Drone by Chinese Warship

Article ID: 666675

Released: 16-Dec-2016 4:55 PM EST

Source Newsroom: University of Washington

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Dongsheng Zang, an associate professor of law at the University of Washington, is available to comment on the seizure of an underwater drone seized by a Chinese warship in the South China Sea.

The Pentagon has issued a formal protest to Beijing demanding the return of the drone, which could escalate tensions in the region.

Zang is the director of the Asian Law Center and Chinese Legal Studies at the University of Washington. His work focuses on international trade law and the comparative study of Chinese law, with an emphasis on the role of law and state in response to social crises in the social transformation of China. He was a research fellow at the East Asia Legal Studies at Harvard Law School during the 2004-05 academic year.

Additional detail about Zang is available on his webpage:

Zang can be reached at or 206.543.0830.


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