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Law’s Juscelino Colares discusses rising tensions in the South China Sea

South China Sea: US sends another clear and loud message to China
International Business TimesJuscelino Colares, the Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law, discussed rising tensions in the South China Sea. “Routine transits through these waters, which the U.S. and the rest of the world recognize as international waters, have happened for many years but have a different feel this year,” he said. “With U.S. and Taiwanese trade diplomats meeting next week to discuss closer digital and agricultural trade ties, the Chinese Communist Party has ratcheted up its usual bellicose and expansionist rhetoric.”