Tensions Between China, US Rising In South China Sea
China is agitated over the diplomatic tiff in the South China Sea as the U.S. increases its activity in the area.By Matt Patston | May 26, 2015
A conflict between the U.S. and China continues to escalate in the South China Sea, where the Asian superpower is reinforcing its claims to the sea against the wishes of the U.S. and pretty much everyone else involved.
On Tuesday, China's military issued a report reaffirming a more aggressive strategy in the region, which borders China, Thailand, the Philippines and U.S. ally Taiwan.
That report comes after China condemned the U.S. for flying a surveillance plane over areas of the sea controlled by China. In a Vine posted by CNN's Jim Sciutto, you can hear warnings issued to U.S. planes flying over the South China Sea: