REUTERS/Damir Sagolj - China's Premier Li Keqiang (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama talk at the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Naypyitaw, November 12, 2014.

Opinion | Southeast Asia View

China's conflicting signals on the South China Sea

July 2015, Barry Desker

In this Southeast Asia View, Barry Desker examines how China’s contentious handling of maritime territorial claims in the South China Sea may undermine the political alliances and partnerships it wants to foster in the region.

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