The Fight To Control The South China Sea

How This Derelict Ship Is Fighting China: http://testu.be/1GEufmA
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The South China Sea has been the source of escalating tension among neighboring coastal countries. So why is this territorial dispute so complex and why is this region so valuable?

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Armed Clash in the South China Sea
http://www.cfr.org/world/armed-clash-south-china-sea/p27883
“American officials insist that Washington does not take sides in the territorial dispute in the South China Sea and refuse to comment on how the United States might respond to Chinese aggression in contested waters. Nevertheless, an apparent gap exists between American views of U.S. obligations and Manila’s expectations.”

http://www.lowyinstitute.org/issues/south-china-sea
South China Sea: Conflicting Claims And Tensions
“Geographically, the South China Sea plays a significant role in the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific. The South China Sea is bordered by China, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines and Taiwan.”

Lessons from the Battle of the Paracel Islands
http://thediplomat.com/2014/01/lessons-from-the-battle-of-the-paracel-islands/
“The Battle of the Paracel Islands has since gone down history as the first Sino-Vietnamese naval skirmish in the quest for control over the South China Sea isles. The Sino-Vietnamese naval skirmish in the nearby Spratly Islands in 1988 was the second and final such instance. Since then, tensions have eased.”

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How This Derelict Ship Is Fighting China

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