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China’s Maritime Operation: The 'Gray Zone' in Black and White
May 18, 2017
China’s Maritime Operation: The 'Gray Zone' in Black and White
There is no problem in the “gray zone” because the “gray zone” does not exist.
China’s Maritime Operation: The 'Gray Zone' in Black and White
China Coast Guard’s New ‘Monster’ Ship Completes Maiden Patrol in South China Sea
May 08, 2017
China Coast Guard’s New ‘Monster’ Ship Completes Maiden Patrol in South China Sea
The world’s largest coast guard cutter conducted its first patrol in the contested waters this month.
China Coast Guard’s New ‘Monster’ Ship Completes Maiden Patrol in South China Sea
The New ‘Normal’ in the East China Sea
February 24, 2017
The New ‘Normal’ in the East China Sea
China and Japan are engaged in a long-term test of wills over disputed waters and territory in the East China Sea.
The New ‘Normal’ in the East China Sea
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
December 17, 2016
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
Both sides are making progress toward a new coast guard body and hotline.
China, Philippines Mull New Coast Guard Cooperation
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
November 07, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
Japan says the incursion is the 31st in the East China Sea this year.
East China Sea: Japan Protests As Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed Waters
South Korea Cracks Down on Illegal Chinese Fishing, With Violent Results
November 03, 2016
South Korea Cracks Down on Illegal Chinese Fishing, With Violent Results
Tensions between China and South Korea intensify over illegal fishing, with the Korea Coast Guard raising the stakes.
South Korea Cracks Down on Illegal Chinese Fishing, With Violent Results
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
November 01, 2016
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
Scarborough Shoal remains under the watch of the China Coast Guard, but Philippine fishermen have access once again.
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed East China Sea Waters
September 12, 2016
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed East China Sea Waters
The incident is the first in the East China Sea since Abe and Xi met at the 2016 G20 meeting in Hangzhou, China.
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Disputed East China Sea Waters
The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About
September 09, 2016
The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About
The July 12 award offers a sweeping condemnation of Chinese maritime law enforcement practices.
The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
August 08, 2016
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
Chinese Coast Guard accompanied scores of fishermen to the waters around the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
Indonesia-China Tensions in the Natuna Sea: Evidence of Naval Efficacy Over Coast Guards?
June 28, 2016
Indonesia-China Tensions in the Natuna Sea: Evidence of Naval Efficacy Over Coast Guards?
Indonesian authorities have seen the value of using Navies in illegal fishing contingencies. Is that a wise idea?
Indonesia-China Tensions in the Natuna Sea: Evidence of Naval Efficacy Over Coast Guards?
Is China’s Coast Guard About to Field a Modified PLA Warship?
June 03, 2016
Is China’s Coast Guard About to Field a Modified PLA Warship?
Images of a new vessel suggest that the China Coast Guard is inducting a new PLA warship into its ranks.
Is China’s Coast Guard About to Field a Modified PLA Warship?
China’s Rift With Indonesia in the Natunas: Harbinger of Worse to Come?
March 25, 2016
China’s Rift With Indonesia in the Natunas: Harbinger of Worse to Come?
A closer look at the Chinese ship involved in the incident suggests some worrying signs about what to expect from Beijing.
China’s Rift With Indonesia in the Natunas: Harbinger of Worse to Come?
Beijing Builds ‘Monster’ Ship for Patrolling the South China Sea
January 13, 2016
Beijing Builds ‘Monster’ Ship for Patrolling the South China Sea
According to Chinese state media, the ship will be the largest coast guard vessel in the world.
Beijing Builds ‘Monster’ Ship for Patrolling the South China Sea
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
December 24, 2015
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
For the first time, China sent an armed vessel into disputed waters near the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: China Sent Armed Coast Guard Vessel Near Disputed Islands
How China Is Expanding Its Coast Guard
July 30, 2015
How China Is Expanding Its Coast Guard
Beijing is converting old frigates into coastguard patrol vessels.
How China Is Expanding Its Coast Guard
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