May 9, 2014

The World's Most Dangerous Water Fight

Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Just days after Beijing dispatched an oil rig to waters claimed by both China and Vietnam, Chinese naval vessels apparently rammed and damaged at least one Vietnamese patrol boat in the area. Though no shots were reported to have been fired, Vietnamese media said Chinese ships used water cannons to enforce an unusually large three-mile no-go zone the Chinese have established around the rig.

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TAGGED: Vietnam, China, Oil, South China Sea

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