April 26, 2012

Oil, Fish Just a Pretext in South China Sea

Steve LeVine, The Oil and the Glory

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When one hears of trouble in the South China Sea, it is almost always to do with resources -- oil, gas, rare earth elements. That and fish. Which means that harmony would break out if a fair division of the raw materials and delicacies could be found among the various Asian states, right? According to experts on the overlapping disputes, the answer may be no.

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TAGGED: China, Vietnam, South China Sea, Philippines


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