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No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
September 19, 2014
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
The notion that Malaysia may offer the U.S. Navy a base for surveillance aircraft is laughable.
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
Time to End Ban on Weapons Sales to Vietnam
September 18, 2014
Time to End Ban on Weapons Sales to Vietnam
Washington needs a strong partner in Vietnam to counter Chinese aggression in the South China Sea.
Time to End Ban on Weapons Sales to Vietnam
Dispatch From Hawaii
September 18, 2014
Dispatch From Hawaii
The Naval Diplomat explores how to lie with art and Hawaii’s lessons for the U.S. today.
Dispatch From Hawaii
China Warns Citizens to Stay Away From Philippines
September 17, 2014
China Warns Citizens to Stay Away From Philippines
Beijing sees recent attacks on Chinese citizens as part of a rising tide of anti-China sentiment in the Philippines.
China Warns Citizens to Stay Away From Philippines
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
September 17, 2014
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
The MSR is embraced by Sri Lanka and the Maldives, but may hit a snag over South China Sea tensions.
China Pushes 'Maritime Silk Road' in South, Southeast Asia
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
September 16, 2014
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
China is slowly crafting a policy for its regional maritime disputes. Could it open the door to negotiation?
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
China's Evolving Role in the Fight Against Ebola
September 16, 2014
China's Evolving Role in the Fight Against Ebola
Beijing's reaction to Africa's most serious public health crisis in years represents a shift in its humanitarian policy.
China's Evolving Role in the Fight Against Ebola
U.S. Policy Options Toward Thailand
September 14, 2014
U.S. Policy Options Toward Thailand
The assumption that this coup will be like all the rest is based on flawed thinking.
U.S. Policy Options Toward Thailand
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
September 12, 2014
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Shinzo Abe’s position on the Senkaku Islands dispute is wrongheaded, and the Japanese people know it.
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
ASEAN Economic Community: What Could Go Wrong?
September 12, 2014
ASEAN Economic Community: What Could Go Wrong?
Concerns are being voiced about the potential implications of the AEC, particularly for workers.
ASEAN Economic Community: What Could Go Wrong?
Philippines Wages 'Mapfare' Against China
September 12, 2014
Philippines Wages 'Mapfare' Against China
With a new map exhibit, the Philippines tries to repudiate China's historical claims to South China Sea territories.
Philippines Wages 'Mapfare' Against China
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
September 10, 2014
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
The new authority to develop seabed resources may lead to further disputes with China.
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
China's Military Creates New Space Force
September 10, 2014
China's Military Creates New Space Force
The People's Liberation Army has reportedly established a fifth military service dedicated to aerospace operations.
China's Military Creates New Space Force
Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
September 10, 2014
Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
A BBC report confirms China's extensive land reclamation projects in the South China Sea. What does Beijing gain?
Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
September 09, 2014
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
Japan will use a return to the Council as another means to counter China’s regional assertiveness.
Abe Trades Investment for Security Council Seat
Vietnam's China Challenge: Making Asymmetric Deterrence Work
September 09, 2014
Vietnam's China Challenge: Making Asymmetric Deterrence Work
With its new Kilo-class subs, Vietnam will implement an asymmetric area denial strategy against China.
Vietnam's China Challenge: Making Asymmetric Deterrence Work
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