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New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
December 21, 2014
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
CFR's Joshua Kurlantzick with five predictions for Southeast Asia in 2015.
New Year’s Predictions for Southeast Asia
Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All
December 19, 2014
Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All
In fact, international law does provide an achievable solution to the China-Japan dispute.
Fixing the Senkaku/Diaoyu Problem Once and For All
US-China Military Relations: The Great Debate
December 19, 2014
US-China Military Relations: The Great Debate
Are closer U.S.-China military ties in Washington's best interests?
US-China Military Relations: The Great Debate
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
December 18, 2014
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
Indonesia's new president could jeopardize bilateral relations and ASEAN unity with his maritime "shock therapy."
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
China’s Charm Offensive: A Temporary, Tactical Change
December 17, 2014
China’s Charm Offensive: A Temporary, Tactical Change
China is playing nice for now, but there are cracks in its friendly smile.
China’s Charm Offensive: A Temporary, Tactical Change
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
December 17, 2014
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
“Now it is time for America to be clear that we stand with the new democracies of Asia.”
Support for Democracy Should Be the US Strategy for Asia
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
December 17, 2014
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
Philippine president Aquino proposes “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Seoul
Philippines, South Korea Eye Stronger Partnership Amid Chinese Protests
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
December 16, 2014
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
The region is not short on laws that impinge on human rights. Here are some that need urgent attention.
Southeast Asian Laws That Ought to Be Repealed in 2015
The Latest Coup in China's Anti-Corruption Drive
December 12, 2014
The Latest Coup in China's Anti-Corruption Drive
Plus, a political prisoner freed, the U.S.-China climate change deal and South China Sea analysis. Friday China links.
The Latest Coup in China's Anti-Corruption Drive
Vietnam Launches Legal Challenge Against China’s South China Sea Claims
December 12, 2014
Vietnam Launches Legal Challenge Against China’s South China Sea Claims
Vietnam lodges a submission at The Hague and rejects Chinese position paper on the South China Sea.
Vietnam Launches Legal Challenge Against China’s South China Sea Claims
Indonesia May Sink Chinese Vessels: Jokowi Adviser
December 11, 2014
Indonesia May Sink Chinese Vessels: Jokowi Adviser
An adviser to Indonesia’s president says Jakarta may sink Chinese vessels caught fishing illegally in Indonesian waters.
Indonesia May Sink Chinese Vessels: Jokowi Adviser
China Holds Air-and-Sea Exercise Near Okinawa
December 11, 2014
China Holds Air-and-Sea Exercise Near Okinawa
Plus, Taiwanese indigenous missiles, costs of equipping a PLA soldier, and South China Sea. Mid-week links.
China Holds Air-and-Sea Exercise Near Okinawa
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
December 10, 2014
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Beijing needs to improve its image on the South China Sea. A new white paper is a positive first step.
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Maguindanao Victims Still Await Justice
December 09, 2014
Maguindanao Victims Still Await Justice
Five years after a horrific massacre in the Philippines, the wheels of justice are turning very slowly.
Maguindanao Victims Still Await Justice
Why China Won't Accept International Arbitration in the South China Sea
December 09, 2014
Why China Won't Accept International Arbitration in the South China Sea
In a recently released position paper, Beijing outlines its reasons for rejecting a Philippine request for arbitration.
Why China Won't Accept International Arbitration in the South China Sea
Taiwan and the Fight Against Ebola
December 09, 2014
Taiwan and the Fight Against Ebola
To join global efforts to control Ebola, Taiwan must first overcome restrictions on its international space.
Taiwan and the Fight Against Ebola
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