China's Border, Water Rows Underline Its Expansionism
The Sunday Standard|July 05, 2020
China's Border, Water Rows Underline Its Expansionism
Of course, China is pursuing expansionism. But China is so hypersensitive about its perceived sovereignty that it forgets that it has another role to play as a modern nation
Pushkar Banakar

China on Friday refuted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks of expansionism but Beijing has an ongoing border/maritime dispute with 18 countries primarily because of its claims on the other country’s territory or waters.

In the South China Sea, it has disputes with countries such as Vietnam, Taiwan, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. Despite a 2016 arbitration ruling against its claims, Beijing continues to push its claims for jurisdiction over the resource-rich region.


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July 05, 2020