Discuss: Polar opposite: China’s growing push in Antarctica sparks concern, backlash

Polar opposite: China’s growing push in Antarctica sparks concern, backlash

It is threatening Taiwan, challenging its neighbors in the South China Sea, clashing with India high in the Himalayas and seeking to disrupt the U.S.-led international order everywhere from sub-Saharan Africa and South America to outer space and cyberspace. But now China is opening up yet another front in the quest to be the globe’s rising superpower: the South Pole.

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