China's Maritime Agencies: A Tool for Beijing's Influence

Mar 6, 2013 | 11:30 GMT
Members of the Chinese Navy stand at attention.
The Chinese Navy stand to attention on the advanced ship on July 16, 2009 in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province of China.
(Photo by Wu Linhong/VCG via Getty Images)

Beijing uses its many coast guard organizations to press its territorial claims without risking a naval conflict....

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