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Domestic Chinese Media Narratives About the ‘Spiraling’ South China Sea Crisis Warn About Sinking Into a ‘Black Hole’

Chinese media headlines from this week about the the deteriorating security situation in the South China Sea.

There’s been a discernible change in tone in the Chinese domestic media discourse about escalating tensions in the South China Sea.

Until now, much of the narrative set by both state and Communist Party-run media outlets has focused on the Philippines serving as a pawn of U.S. meddling in the region.

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