April 26, 2012
Oil, Fish Just a Pretext in South China Sea
Steve LeVine, The Oil and the Glory
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.
TAGGED: China, Vietnam, South China Sea, Philippines