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A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
July 17, 2017
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Beijing's behavior continues to flout the July 12 ruling, but it'll stand as a historical fact.
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Duterte’s Year of Sound and Fury
June 30, 2017
Duterte’s Year of Sound and Fury
One year after his inauguration, how is the Philippine president faring?
Duterte’s Year of Sound and Fury
The Truth About China’s New Military Aid to the Philippines  
June 30, 2017
The Truth About China’s New Military Aid to the Philippines  
Beijing’s latest assistance to Manila is notable but also needs to be kept in perspective.
The Truth About China’s New Military Aid to the Philippines  
Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
June 28, 2017
Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
Revisiting the July 2016 award on the South China Sea disputes between the Philippines and China.
Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
The New Philippine National Security Policy and the Asia-Pacific
June 01, 2017
The New Philippine National Security Policy and the Asia-Pacific
Despite Duterte's outreach to China, the latest National Security Policy still sees maritime disputes as the top concern.
The New Philippine National Security Policy and the Asia-Pacific
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
May 11, 2017
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Duterte will make two stops on his way to Beijing.
Duterte to Visit Hong Kong and Cambodia En Route to Belt and Road Summit
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
April 14, 2017
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
Filipino Fishermen are now ‘canaries in the coal mine’ at contested shoal.
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
April 06, 2017
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
What does the president's slogan actually mean for the Philippines' diplomacy?
US, China, and Duterte’s ‘Independent Foreign Policy’
The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
March 02, 2017
The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
The Duterte administration's inconsistent approach toward the disputes is making diplomacy even more difficult.
The Philippines' South China Sea Flip-Flop
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
February 09, 2017
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
Trump’s second act in the South China Sea will have to be stronger than his first.
Chekhov's Gun and the Tangled US-Philippines-China Triangle
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
January 21, 2017
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
China's willingness to do business with dictators will undermine national interest in the long run.
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
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?
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
November 01, 2016
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
The Philippines' president may have pulled off the unthinkable.
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
October 24, 2016
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
What are the economic implications of Duterte's pivot toward China, and away from the U.S.?
Duterte Gambles With the Philippines' Economy
Is Duterte Playing Hard to Get?
October 24, 2016
Is Duterte Playing Hard to Get?
Has the Philippines president made a real shift in foreign policy, or is his rhetoric a negotiating tactic?
Is Duterte Playing Hard to Get?
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