China agencies press territorial claims in Asian waters

Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar 2013
A host of Chinese agencies with innocuous titles -- the Maritime Safety Administration, the Fisheries Law Enforcement Command, the State Oceanic Administration -- have become stealth warriors in Beijing's campaign to press its territorial claims
in Asian waters.
The intrusion on Dec. 13 sent Japanese fighter jets scrambling, bringing the two Asian powers that battled each other during World War II close to outright conflict.
"We had nothing to do with it," a Chinese admiral told a U.S. military analyst at a conference last month in Singapore. "We were not consulted in advance." Full story
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