Where the West sees seawater, the Chinese see ever-present currents of their tortured past.

Why the Chinese are so territorial about the South China Sea

Tom Plate says the bitter disputes are not so much a cold-war-style face-off between communist China and the West, as they are a clash of perspectives between the Chinese and the rest of the world

Topic |   South China Sea

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Where the West sees seawater, the Chinese see ever-present currents of their tortured past.
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