Stephen Silver, National Interest: Is a South China Sea War Coming Soon?
The Philippines and China have been feuding over a fleet of more than two hundred Chinese ships parked in the South China Sea.
The Philippines’ government has asked China to withdraw the ships, which it says are “encroaching upon its territorial waters in the South China Sea.”
The Philippines government says the ships, while they appear to be fishing boats, are actually operated by China's maritime militia Now, the dispute has continued, and the Philippines are once again demanding the ships leave the area.
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