The issue will likely remain in the diplomatic arena unless China attempts to stringently enforce its new zone.
Dec 6, 2013 | 16:05 GMT
Despite strong efforts to maintain its historic bonds with its former colonies in Africa, France's position is far from guaranteed.
Dec 6, 2013 | 04:30 GMT
This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.
Dec 5, 2013 | 05:05 GMT