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China Shores up Territorial Claimsi
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December 21, 2012 6:18 PM
China has long had territorial maritime disputes with its Asian neighbors, but over the past year tensions over its claims in the East and South China Sea have seen a dramatic uptick. VOA's William Ide looks at how Beijing is using everything from establishing a new city in the South China Sea to weather reports to take a more assertive stance.

China Shores up Territorial Claims

Published December 21, 2012

China has long had territorial maritime disputes with its Asian neighbors, but over the past year tensions over its claims in the East and South China Sea have seen a dramatic uptick. VOA's William Ide looks at how Beijing is using everything from establishing a new city in the South China Sea to weather reports to take a more assertive stance.


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