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South China Sea is the most likely flashpoint of the next cold war

South China Sea is the most likely flashpoint of the next cold war

With China renewing its commitment to territorial claims, and reactionaries like Donald Trump at the helm, the long-running South China Sea dispute could turn south very quickly.

Why the tensions over the South China Sea?

Why the tensions over the South China Sea?

China imposed a ban on fishing in contested territorial waters in the South China Sea yesterday, as its long-time battle with the Philippines over the territory heated up. Scott Barnes asks the experts to explain the historical tensions.