August 18, 2010

A U.S.-China Conflict Isn't Inevitable

Richard Weitz, The Diplomat

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The US was under pressure from ASEAN countries to step up over the South China Sea. But conflict with China isn't inevitable.

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TAGGED: Hillary Clinton, ASEAN, Vietnam, South Korea, China

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