A Taiwanese coast guard secures a C-130 military transport plane on the tarmac, in Itu Aba, which the Taiwanese call Taiping, on the South China Sea. Photo: REUTERS, Fabian Hamacher
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

South China Sea headbutting of nations is about energy security

“China’s territory,” its foreign minister asserts. Navigation of the waterways to the country’s south are key to other countries’ energy needs

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A Taiwanese coast guard secures a C-130 military transport plane on the tarmac, in Itu Aba, which the Taiwanese call Taiping, on the South China Sea. Photo: REUTERS, Fabian Hamacher
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