Tiny Rocks, Big Deal Pt II

Now that we have a decent idea of the history of Chinese, East Asian, and US diplomacy and foreign policy, it's time to throw all of this into the crucible of the South China Sea. It's a powderkeg of epic proportions, but it's something most Americans know very little about. This is a really important issue and a big pivot point in the upcoming American presidential election.

"We're gonna need a bigger boat."

Claims in the South China Sea

Outposts in South China Sea

Claims and Facilities

Oil and Gas in South China Sea

Chinese Territorial Claims

Naval Power in East Asia

Images of Buildup

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