Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
August 03, 2015
Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
Fisheries offer both risk and opportunity in disputed waters.
Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
For the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct, Ninth Time Isn't the Charm
August 01, 2015
For the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct, Ninth Time Isn't the Charm
After consultations in Tianjin, Chinese and ASEAN leaders appear to be no closer to a Code of Conduct for the South China Sea.
For the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct, Ninth Time Isn't the Charm
South China Sea: Satellite Imagery Shows Intensive Chinese Building
July 31, 2015
South China Sea: Satellite Imagery Shows Intensive Chinese Building
The latest satellite pictures show China building what appears to be a large runway on Subi Reef.
South China Sea: Satellite Imagery Shows Intensive Chinese Building
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
July 31, 2015
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
Japan’s entry into the military dimensions of the South China Sea may come to be seen as threat to general peace.
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
Beijing Strikes Back: U.S. 'Militarizing' South China Sea
July 31, 2015
Beijing Strikes Back: U.S. 'Militarizing' South China Sea
China's Defense Ministry is retaliating against recent U.S. remarks in kind.
Beijing Strikes Back: U.S. 'Militarizing' South China Sea
The Indian Ocean Plane Wreckage: What Do We Know?
July 31, 2015
The Indian Ocean Plane Wreckage: What Do We Know?
Is this the first solid evidence to the fate of MH370 -- or another dead end?
The Indian Ocean Plane Wreckage: What Do We Know?
Head of Japan's Navy Warns of Beijing's Militarization of South China Sea
July 31, 2015
Head of Japan's Navy Warns of Beijing's Militarization of South China Sea
Meanwhile, Japan's Ministry of Defense has published its own analysis on China's South China Sea building activities.
Head of Japan's Navy Warns of Beijing's Militarization of South China Sea
How the TPP Will Protect the United States' 'Third Offset' Strategy
July 30, 2015
How the TPP Will Protect the United States' 'Third Offset' Strategy
The intellectual property provisions of the TPP will give the United States' "third offset" strategy teeth.
How the TPP Will Protect the United States' 'Third Offset' Strategy
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
July 30, 2015
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
China's enforcement of its East China Sea air defense identification zone (ADIZ) is starting to work out.
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
China's Navy Tests 'Maritime Combat Ability' in the South China Sea
July 30, 2015
China's Navy Tests 'Maritime Combat Ability' in the South China Sea
The Philippines are apparently not impressed with China’s martial might.
China's Navy Tests 'Maritime Combat Ability' in the South China Sea
Beware China’s ‘Basing’ Strategy: Former US Navy Chief
July 29, 2015
Beware China’s ‘Basing’ Strategy: Former US Navy Chief
Admiral Gary Roughead issues a warning about Beijing’s growing network of 'places.'
Beware China’s ‘Basing’ Strategy: Former US Navy Chief
Asia’s New Geopolitics Takes Shape Around India, Japan, and Australia
July 28, 2015
Asia’s New Geopolitics Takes Shape Around India, Japan, and Australia
Japan, India, and Australia will be instrumental in determining Asia's fate in the 21st century.
Asia’s New Geopolitics Takes Shape Around India, Japan, and Australia
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
July 27, 2015
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
The Diplomat talks with Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder about Japan-Korea relations.
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
Vietnam Slams Chinese Naval Drill in South China Sea
July 27, 2015
Vietnam Slams Chinese Naval Drill in South China Sea
Vietnamese authorities have called on the Chinese navy to cease a military exercise in disputed waters.
Vietnam Slams Chinese Naval Drill in South China Sea
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
July 25, 2015
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
Moscow is stepping up its military presence on the disputed Kuril Islands.
How Russia Tries to Intimidate Japan
How Should Vietnam Respond to China's South China Sea Oil Rig Return?
July 24, 2015
How Should Vietnam Respond to China's South China Sea Oil Rig Return?
A look at Beijing's motivations and Hanoi's options.
How Should Vietnam Respond to China's South China Sea Oil Rig Return?
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