The South China Sea, not the Middle East, is the part of the world most likely to erupt into war, warns strategic defense expert Hugh White. The US is talking tough to China over its activities which include claiming territory by building artificial, well armed islands. Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke says strong political leadership is essential if we are to manage the power shift from the US to China – and avoid going to war.

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