Defiant in its territorial dispute with other Asian-Pacific countries, China is undertaking an island-building program, increasing naval patrols and extending territorial claims in the South China Sea. The Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte – well-known for his rabble-rousing rhetoric — threatened to send troops on a “suicide mission” if China doesn’t “lay off” the Manila-occupied island of Thitu.
Socionomics offers you insights into when those disputes are likely to intensify. In this article, Chuck Thompson looks at China’s actions and the potential for conflict.
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