Opinion: Is China ready to budge on the South China Sea? Here’s why compromise is possible.
"For China, conceding smaller (and possibly less critical) territorial claims can serve Beijing’s larger strategic interests,” writes Eric Hyer, an associate professor of political science at Brigham Young University. “In fact, one analysis shows that Beijing compromised on a majority of its territorial disputes — often to improve ties with its neighbors.”
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