Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

The US dream of South China Sea hegemony will only lead to conflict with Beijing

  • The US has diverted the narrative from the real issues and hyped China’s installations in the area as a symbol of its aggression against rival claimants
  • The situation will only get worse before it gets better and in the end the US will have to directly or indirectly share power with China

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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