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

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

US and China are flirting with disaster as the chance of South China Sea conflict rises

  • As China’s power expands, the South China Sea has become a frontier of military friction with US and allied forces
  • The two powers have avoided a head-on collision so far, but this could just be the calm before the storm

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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