Kerry Returns to Asia as China Tensions Shadow Asean Meeting

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John Kerry and Singapore's Foreign Minister Kasiviswanathan Shanmugam in Singapore on August 4. Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to meet Southeast Asian counterparts in Malaysia, tension over China’s territorial aspirations risks overshadowing a gathering that aims to promote regional economic and security ties.

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