“Land Grab at Sea”
China’s push causing international concern.
“Land Grab at Sea” Threatens World Trade
Land grab at sea – the aggressive territorial expansion of nations like Russia and China into the ocean – presents one of the greatest threats to world trade and peace in the 21st century, an audience heard recently at the Britain and the Sea conference in London.
A stark warning issued by U.K. Rear Admiral Chris Parry heard that the freedom of the sea risks being snatched from Britain by more aggressive and enterprising countries.
He said if disputes are not resolved peacefully, future naval conflicts are further likely to revolve around and result in land grab at sea.
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