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Why Has China Become More Aggressive Toward Vietnam?

NPR | May 9, 2014 5:05 a.m.

The South China Sea is an area that’s said to be rich in resources — an estimated 7 billion barrels in oil reserves and 900 cubic feet of natural gas. Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Kaplan about the tension between China and Vietnam over the sea, and whether it may escalate.

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