(Simon Denyer, Jason Aldag/The Washington Post / Satellite photos courtesy of CSIS)
Here's why Beijing is outraged over the South China Sea ruling
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that China does not have historic rights to justify its expansive claims. The verdict, which strongly favored the Philippines, will undermine China's claim to sovereignty under the nine-dash line it draws around most of the sea.
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