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US-led coalition encircling China’s sea ambitions

MANILA – After a series of tit-for-tat muscle-flexing exercises, the United States is now taking the next strategic step vis-à-vis China by building a coalition of allies to contain China’s naval ambitions. While the Donald Trump administration has struggled to solicit maximum diplomatic support from China’s Southeast Asian neighbors, including rival claimants in the South […]