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  • The Philippines-China Dispute and America’s Litmus Test

    The Philippines-China Dispute and America’s Litmus Test

    The Philippines-China dispute is a long-standing territorial conflict over the ownership of various islands, reefs, and shoals in the South China Sea. China claims almost the entire South China Sea, a vast maritime area rich in natural resources and vital for international shipping, based on its so-called “nine-dash line.” This sweeping claim overlaps with the…