How China Began World War III in the South China Sea
The National Interest -

Kerry K. Gershaneck, James E. Fanell

Security, Asia

In this what-if scenario, Beijing's SCS war will bring ‘unimagined’ results.

China’s claims of South China Sea (SCS) ownership are illegal, but Beijing’s hyper-nationalistic officials increasingly encourage its forces to attack U.S. Navy ships operating lawfully there.

The People’s Republic of China (PRC) appears to be calling for war—a war it may well get. But it is a war that will not stay confined to that body of water, and a war that...

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