Are China’s South China Sea Assurances Worth Anything?
Ask the Philippines, for instance
By: Dennis Ignatius
The latest edition of the China Standard Map – which reiterates China’s claims to almost all of the South China Sea including parts of Malaysia – has rightly increased concerns across the region.
Responding to these concerns, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim indicated that he had been assured by Chinese Premier Li Qiang – in a “clear and c…
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