The South China Sea has become a focal point for US-China rivalry which makes it such a critical issue today. China�s naval strategy demands control over the South China Sea for the various missions the navy has set itself. It justifies China�s assertive actions that have been intended to press the ASEAN claimants, Vietnam and the Philippines in particular, to recognise Chinese sovereignty. The United States cannot accept Chinese control over the South China Sea, it has reacted to China�s...[Show more]
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