The temperature in the South China Sea’s testy waters may just have risen a degree or two. On July 18, the website of the U.S. Pacific Fleet… 729 more words
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BEIJING — Washington has no intention of sitting back and letting Beijing have all the fun in the contested South China Sea.
For the most part, Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Beijing this weekend offered him and his Chinese counterparts an opportunity to boast about everything going well between their governments: a two-way trade relationship worth just over $555 billion, bilateral investments in excess of $120 billion, as well as 856 more words
China’s actions have caused unease among its Southeast Asian neighbors such as Vietnam and the Philippines, which also claim some of this area. Disputes have raised concerns among countries that use the sea lanes for trade and commerce, as well as tensions related to the possibility of military action. 49 more words