Can a U.S.-China War in the South China Sea Be Avoided?
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Kris Osborn

U.S.-China, Asia

In terms of pure statistics, increasing the number of patrols, surveillance operations and attack drills near one another simply raises the probability of some kind of hostile encounter.

Here's What You Need to Remember: “The possibility of small and medium-sized clashes, which could involve ship collisions and occasional firing incidents, is rising,” the Global Times writes. 

Many experts, observers and officials seem to share the concern, given the rapid...

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