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Obama Pushes Law of the Sea to Help Settle S. China Sea Claims

U.S. President Barack Obama says a U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea would help ease tensions in the South China Sea if is ratified by U.S. lawmakers China is facing a series of maritime disputes with its neighbors in the South China Sea. Speaking to Army Cadets at West Point, President Obama says it's more difficult for the U.S. push for a resolution of rival claims because it exempts itself from rules that apply to everyone else. "It’s a lot harder to call on China to...

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