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Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal Fishing
June 19, 2017
Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal Fishing
The exercise took place near Danang and is the first of its kind.
Vietnam, Japan Coast Guards Hold First-Ever South China Sea Drill on Illegal Fishing
US, Chinese Officials Set to Meet for First Diplomatic and Security Dialogue
June 19, 2017
US, Chinese Officials Set to Meet for First Diplomatic and Security Dialogue
The dialogue is part of a new U.S.-China Comprehensive Dialogue, agreed to by presidents Trump and Xi.
US, Chinese Officials Set to Meet for First Diplomatic and Security Dialogue
Making the US Navy's South China Sea Presence Count
June 19, 2017
Making the US Navy's South China Sea Presence Count
FONOPs may generate a bit too much buzz for their own good.
Making the US Navy's South China Sea Presence Count
South China Sea: Japan's <em>Izumo</em> Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
June 19, 2017
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
The Izumo additionally escorted U.S. Navy vessels in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Japan's Izumo Helicopter Carrier Conducts Drill With US Navy Carrier
China's AIIB Is About to Face 2 Major Tests
June 17, 2017
China's AIIB Is About to Face 2 Major Tests
The bank’s directors will vote on a new energy sector strategy and a risky financing model.
China's AIIB Is About to Face 2 Major Tests
What’s Happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port?
June 17, 2017
What’s Happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port?
Despite big promises, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is yet to deliver local benefits.
What’s Happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar Port?
A Closer Look at the Philippine Peace Process With Communist Rebels
June 17, 2017
A Closer Look at the Philippine Peace Process With Communist Rebels
The crisis in Marawi has eclipsed another critical front in the government's struggle against domestic threats.
A Closer Look at the Philippine Peace Process With Communist Rebels
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
June 17, 2017
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
It is proving extremely difficult for Washington to convince Beijing of its seriousness in the South China Sea.
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
June 17, 2017
Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
An ongoing family feud erupted this week in the city-state.
Singapore's Squabbling Lees Back in the Limelight
The Big Winner of Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Elections? The Country Itself
June 16, 2017
The Big Winner of Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Elections? The Country Itself
Whatever the result of Timor-Leste’s elections, the outcome will be unity. Here’s why.
The Big Winner of Timor-Leste's Parliamentary Elections? The Country Itself
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
June 16, 2017
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
The THAAD dilemma reveals a deeper problem in South Korea: military influence over political decisions.
THAAD Illuminates Problems in South Korea’s Civil-Military Relations
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
June 16, 2017
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
We need to devise a plan for the containment of the next revolutionary Islamic State.
Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)
Kazakhstan’s Labor Union Crackdown Draws International Criticism
June 16, 2017
Kazakhstan’s Labor Union Crackdown Draws International Criticism
The International Labor Organization notes “serious obstacles” to establishment of unions.
Kazakhstan’s Labor Union Crackdown Draws International Criticism
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
June 16, 2017
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
It's a worthy idea, but completely unrealistic.
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
Can Pakistan Afford CPEC?
June 16, 2017
Can Pakistan Afford CPEC?
There are concerns that the secretive agreement will lead to unsustainable debt for Pakistan while China reaps the benefits.
Can Pakistan Afford CPEC?
Samoa Officially Becomes a Christian State
June 16, 2017
Samoa Officially Becomes a Christian State
The constitutional change is aimed at avoiding religious unrest.
Samoa Officially Becomes a Christian State
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