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Five Asia Flashpoints to Watch as U.S.-China Trade War Heats Up

  • Strategists worry spat may spark wider battle for influence
  • New fronts could include South China Sea, Muslim abuses
U.S. President Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing ahead with a plan to implement tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, taking his administration’s trade war with Beijing to the next level.

The worry among geopolitical strategists in Asia is that the spat may spark a wider conflict between the world’s biggest economies. Here are five places to watch