China Building Islands in Disputed Waters to Establish Sovereignty

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 17, 2014 3:01 PM
The Chinese government has expanded its territorial claims in the South China Sea by building islands on reefs that both Vietnam and the Philippines claim are theirs, according to new reports. The islands, on the South Johnson Reef and the Spratly Islands, may one day serve as naval bases in waters that much of the world asserts are not China's.