Robert E. McCoy
Or has Beijing now cemented its claim?
The South China Sea China has the potential to become a cauldron of conflict, and China is stoking the fire. By claiming perhaps as much as 90% of the South China Sea, Beijing is trampling on the rights of other nations in the region, nations whose Exclusion Economic Zones (EEZs) and national waters are being violated.
China first laid claim to the South China Sea through its Nine Dash Line in the early 1950s. And other than...