News release from Hague on the South China Sea arbitration.
By Shen Dingli
"While forceful action represents China's will and competence, Beijing could employ a more moderate and skilled approach to present its position. Otherwise, it is prone to stir up Japan's nationalism and deepen US-Japan defence ties, which runs counterproductive to China's interests in shaping a more amicable peripheral environment."
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