China Belligerent, Threatens to Impose Air Defense Zone

China has denounced the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration that effectively sided with the Philippines in the two countries’ legal dispute over the South China Sea. China said it would not abide by the ruling; claiming that it is null and void, it also accused the judges of receiving money from the Philippines and a former Japanese member of the tribunal of manipulating the decision. It also warned of an air defense zone over the area…

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