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US, Singapore, Thailand Launch First Trilateral Exercise in South China Sea
May 15, 2017
US, Singapore, Thailand Launch First Trilateral Exercise in South China Sea
Trilateral engagement is yet another manifestation of the growing multilateralization of U.S. exercises in the region.
US, Singapore, Thailand Launch First Trilateral Exercise in South China Sea
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
May 13, 2017
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
An important recent engagement between the two sides was more than just about North Korea.
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
May 04, 2017
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
Though the Philippine president has complicated things, focusing on this episode alone obscures more enduring challenges on the South China Sea question.
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea
May 03, 2017
After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea
Once again, there was little productive discussion of the China factor at the latest ASEAN gathering.
After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea
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
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?
December 22, 2016
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?
How internal and external factors hamstring ASEAN when it comes to the South China Sea.
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
September 27, 2016
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
Rather than relying on attention from the U.S., ASEAN members should work to maintain the bloc's relevance.
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
Beware the Illusion of China-ASEAN South China Sea Breakthroughs
August 17, 2016
Beware the Illusion of China-ASEAN South China Sea Breakthroughs
We need to be clear-eyed about both progress made and the challenges that remain.
Beware the Illusion of China-ASEAN South China Sea Breakthroughs
Assessing ASEAN’s South China Sea Position in its Post-Ruling Statement
July 25, 2016
Assessing ASEAN’s South China Sea Position in its Post-Ruling Statement
Though the grouping averted another disaster, the outcome was still disappointing.
Assessing ASEAN’s South China Sea Position in its Post-Ruling Statement
ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling
July 14, 2016
ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling
Even if it does not issue a separate statement, the grouping should adopt a strong communique.
ASEAN Can't Be Silent On South China Sea Ruling
What the South China Sea Ruling Means
July 13, 2016
What the South China Sea Ruling Means
A look at the potential implications of the verdict on the Philippines’ South China Sea case.
What the South China Sea Ruling Means
China, Not ASEAN, the Real Failure on South China Sea at Kunming Meeting
June 16, 2016
China, Not ASEAN, the Real Failure on South China Sea at Kunming Meeting
Though Beijing may have split the grouping again, its tactics failed to accomplish its larger objectives.
China, Not ASEAN, the Real Failure on South China Sea at Kunming Meeting
ASEAN ‘Seriously Concerned’ By China’s South China Sea Behavior
February 27, 2016
ASEAN ‘Seriously Concerned’ By China’s South China Sea Behavior
Foreign ministers react to recent Chinese actions.
ASEAN ‘Seriously Concerned’ By China’s South China Sea Behavior
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
February 15, 2016
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
Can the U.S. and ASEAN find common ground on the South China Sea?
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
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