China's Calibrated Response to the South China Sea Is Firm (Yet Flexible)

The Chinese navy destroyer Qingdao moors at the pier in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Navy

Beijing won’t allow its aggression to compromise the underlying goal of stability.

Image: The Chinese navy destroyer Qingdao moors at the pier in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Navy

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