REUTERS/Martin Petty - Chinese coastguard ships give chase to Vietnamese coastguard vessels (not pictured) after they came within 10 nautical miles of the Haiyang Shiyou 981, known in Vietnam as HD-981, oil rig in the South China Sea July 15, 2014.

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China’s Rise Presents Challenges in the South China Sea

September 2, 2014, Jeffrey A. Bader, Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Michael McDevitt

China’s rise presents the United States with a series of difficult challenges, including disputes in the South China Sea. In a Brookings Foreign Policy Brief, Jeffrey Bader, Kenneth Lieberthal and Michael McDevitt discuss the significance of the South China Sea disputes and make recommendations for U.S. principles and practice.

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