SOURCE: New York Times
The historian Tran Duc Anh Son said that Vietnam has irrefutable claims to islands in the South China Sea that China claims as its own.
He scoured the world for evidence to make his case, but a scholar now finds his government reluctant to challenge Beijing, its powerful rival.
SOURCE: Center for International Maritime Security
by John T. Kuehn
This was the name was given to it by Europeans, the Chinese simply calling it the “south sea” for most of their own history.
SOURCE: The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
by Mel Gurtov
China’s national identity has become deeply intertwined with territorial issues.
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