July 29, 2014

A Plan to Save the East China Sea

Stewart Taggart, The National Interest

Disputed islands. Air identification zones. Incidents at sea. Arguments over history. These ongoing headlines obscure the real challenges of the East China Sea. These include increasing energy security, limiting climate change and enhancing economic prosperity.

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TAGGED: South Korea, Japan, China, East China Sea


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