China and Trump at Odds Over Territory in South China Sea


China’s days of bullying the United States are over, according to new actions being promised by the Donald Trump White House in regards to territory in the South China Sea.

China’s debatable stake in the South China Sea is drawing fierce criticism from Donald Trump’s White House.

Donald Trump first drew the ire of China by taking a congratulatory phone call from Taiwanese leadership after his trouncing of Hillary Clinton.  Now, with China lashing out to childishly scold Trump after the phone call, Trump is hitting back with promises of defending territories China has long-beleived to be theirs.

“China said on Tuesday it had ‘irrefutable’ sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend ‘international territories’ in the strategic waterway.

“White House spokesman Sean Spicer in his comments on Monday signaled a sharp departure from years of cautious U.S. handling of China’s assertive…

Andrew West

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