Blog Report: DIVIDE & CONQUER IN SOUTH CHINA SEA? By Ambassador Mo
Beijing has apparently managed to divide ASEAN from adopting a common position on the South China disputes (with 4 ASEAN states: Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia & Brunei generally on one side & China on the other in territorial claims). Beijing’s diplomacy has taken the position that such conflicting claims should be dealt with bilaterally between China & each of the other claimants separately. –More–