June 8, 2014

China's Budding Ocean Empire

Robert Kaplan, The National Interest

The Associated Press

Beijing's might is growing from the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean. Is a new age of great-power rivalry inevitable?

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TAGGED: South China Sea, Indian Ocean, China

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