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International Law Is Under Siege in the South China Sea
January 21, 2017
International Law Is Under Siege in the South China Sea
China is the latest to flout international law, but the United States paved the way.
International Law Is Under Siege in the South China Sea
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
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
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'
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
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
January 12, 2017
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
Vietnam's new Law on Belief and Religion sparks worry about freedom of religion in the communist country.
Vietnam's Religious Law: Testing the Faithful
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
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
Vietnam's Next Environmental Hotspot
January 10, 2017
Vietnam's Next Environmental Hotspot
Less than a year after a major pollution crisis, trouble is brewing in the Mekong Delta.
Vietnam's Next Environmental Hotspot
India, Vietnam in Talks Over Surface-to-Air Missile System
January 10, 2017
India, Vietnam in Talks Over Surface-to-Air Missile System
In another manifestation of a closer defense relationship, India and Vietnam have entered talks over a SAM platform.
India, Vietnam in Talks Over Surface-to-Air Missile System
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
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
January 08, 2017
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
Vietnam's strategic turn toward the South China Sea presents a series of challenges for the country's defense planners.
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
The Many Faces of Climate Change Migration in Asia
January 07, 2017
The Many Faces of Climate Change Migration in Asia
In the Asia-Pacific, climate change migration is already happening, sometimes by government fiat.
The Many Faces of Climate Change Migration in Asia
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