WORLD -- September 17, 2013 at 4:56 PM ET
Dive into China's maritime disputes
China has been involved in numerous territorial disputes with its neighbors concerning the South and East China Seas. Six countries, including Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines, have laid overlapping claims to waters rich in hydrocarbons and natural gas worth trillions of dollars.
The Council on Foreign Relations compiled an interactive site that dives into the details and history of China's ongoing maritime conflicts.