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The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
January 21, 2017
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
Chinese policy in the South China Sea increasingly focuses on boosting its civilian presence on disputed islands.
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
Why China’s Submarine Deal with Bangladesh Matters
January 20, 2017
Why China’s Submarine Deal with Bangladesh Matters
A deeper look at Dhaka’s role in an intensifying Great Game in the Indian Ocean.
Why China’s Submarine Deal with Bangladesh Matters
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
January 19, 2017
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
A global surge in populist and strongman leadership may herald the return of a more "natural" state of politics.
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
Vietnam’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act
January 19, 2017
Vietnam’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act
Vietnam's multidirectional foreign policy includes outreach to China, the United States, India, and Japan.
Vietnam’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act
India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam
January 18, 2017
India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam
It's important for India not to go out of its way to involve itself in China's maritime disputes.
India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
January 18, 2017
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Decades of persecution have left the Rohingya on the brink of genocide.
Is Myanmar on the Path to Genocide?
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
January 17, 2017
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
In Hanoi, Shinzo Abe reiterates that Japan will sell Vietnam six new patrol boats.
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
January 14, 2017
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Japan has overreacted to the latest "comfort women" memorial statue in South Korea.
Japan’s Terrible Mistake on 'Comfort Women'
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
January 14, 2017
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
Rex Tillerson's plan for the South China Sea is unworkable.
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
January 13, 2017
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
Professor Vo Quy was a legendary environmental activist in Vietnam.
Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
January 12, 2017
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
During his confirmation hearing, Rex Tillerson proposed an audacious move against China in the South China Sea.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
US-China Underwater Drone Incident: Legal Grey Areas
January 11, 2017
US-China Underwater Drone Incident: Legal Grey Areas
The legal case against China's actions is not as clear cut as some U.S. scholars argue.
US-China Underwater Drone Incident: Legal Grey Areas
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
January 11, 2017
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
News about a pact between the two countries, while promising, also needs to be kept in perspective.
A New Russia-Philippines Military Pact?
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
January 10, 2017
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
"As the world’s most powerful democracy, the United States can and should do more to support Southeast Asia’s democracies."
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
Japan Eyes New Coast Guard Body for ASEAN States
January 10, 2017
Japan Eyes New Coast Guard Body for ASEAN States
Organization could be a boost for ASEAN-Japan maritime security cooperation.
Japan Eyes New Coast Guard Body for ASEAN States
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