The Great South China Sea Hydrocarbon Grab

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In all of the struggles for territory in history, none has been quite as ambitious or unusual as a country trying to steal a whole ocean.

But that is what China is actively doing in the ocean south of the mainland: the South China Sea. Bit by bit, it is establishing hegemony over this most important sea where the littoral states — China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam — have territorial claims.

Read more: http://oilprice.com/Geopolitics/Asia/The-Great-South-China-Sea-Hydrocarbon-Grab.html

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