Daily Memo: Beijing’s South China Sea Claims, Europe’s Posture Toward Russia
Washington is intensifying its rejection of Chinese claims in the South China Sea.
Washington rejects Beijing’s claims. On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expanded the U.S. condemnation of China’s expansion in the South China Sea, rejecting several Chinese claims in disputed waters beyond what was covered in the 2016 arbitral ruling in The Hague. That ruling invalidated several Chinese claims to reefs near the Philippines in […]