A reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

As US-China rivalry hots up, what does the future hold for Southeast Asian security and the South China Sea?

  • No one should expect the sovereignty disputes over rocks and reefs to be resolved any time soon. But claimants including China and the Philippines may reach compromises and agree to joint development deals

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A reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
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