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South China Sea: The Fishermen on the Front Lines
April 01, 2017
South China Sea: The Fishermen on the Front Lines
Vietnam’s and China’s fisheries are at the forefront of the South China Sea disputes.
South China Sea: The Fishermen on the Front Lines
A Recipe for Disaster in the South China Sea
February 21, 2017
A Recipe for Disaster in the South China Sea
A recent proposal for the Trump administration could spark a war in the already tense region.
A Recipe for Disaster in the South China Sea
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
January 21, 2017
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
Chinese policy in the South China Sea increasingly focuses on boosting its civilian presence on disputed islands.
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
The Next South China Sea Flashpoint: Unmanned Systems
December 29, 2016
The Next South China Sea Flashpoint: Unmanned Systems
Both China and the U.S. are increasingly using unmanned vehicles in contested waters.
The Next South China Sea Flashpoint: Unmanned Systems
Why China’s Behavior in the South China Sea Is Not Surprising
December 24, 2016
Why China’s Behavior in the South China Sea Is Not Surprising
China's seizure of a U.S. underwater drone is consistent with Beijing's strategy, policy, and actions.
Why China’s Behavior in the South China Sea Is Not Surprising
China's Maritime Strategy on the Horizon
November 24, 2016
China's Maritime Strategy on the Horizon
There's a fleeting strategic opportunity for the U.S. to influence Beijing’s looming and evolving maritime strategy.
China's Maritime Strategy on the Horizon
South China Sea: The Case Against an ADIZ
September 13, 2016
South China Sea: The Case Against an ADIZ
Setting up an air defense identification zone in the South China Sea would be an ill-conceived step for Beijing.
South China Sea: The Case Against an ADIZ
Russia to Send Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyers to South China Sea
August 31, 2016
Russia to Send Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyers to South China Sea
China and Russia will hold a joint naval drill in the South China Sea in September.
Russia to Send Anti-Submarine Warfare Destroyers to South China Sea
Downplaying Sino-US Tensions in the South China Sea
August 19, 2016
Downplaying Sino-US Tensions in the South China Sea
How to help ease tensions in what is often called the world's most important bilateral relationship.
Downplaying Sino-US Tensions in the South China Sea
The US-China Perception Gap in the South China Sea
August 19, 2016
The US-China Perception Gap in the South China Sea
The United States and China perceive the South China Sea issue in starkly different terms.
The US-China Perception Gap in the South China Sea
How India Should Approach Newly Assertive China
August 18, 2016
How India Should Approach Newly Assertive China
India should be wary of growing Chinese designs in Asia, but needs to avoid aligning totally with the United States.
How India Should Approach Newly Assertive China
The Forgotten Chinese Dream: Winning Hearts and Minds
August 17, 2016
The Forgotten Chinese Dream: Winning Hearts and Minds
China seems to have forgotten the counsel of its ancient philosophers on how to govern effectively.
The Forgotten Chinese Dream: Winning Hearts and Minds
Can China Keep India Silent Over the South China Sea?
August 17, 2016
Can China Keep India Silent Over the South China Sea?
China wants to make sure India does not raise the issue at the upcoming G20 Summit.
Can China Keep India Silent Over the South China Sea?
The South China Sea Ruling: 1 Month Later
August 12, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: 1 Month Later
Time to carefully analyze the Chinese reaction to determine how best to respond in the coming months.
The South China Sea Ruling: 1 Month Later
US Foreign Policy in the Face of a 'Might Makes Right' China
August 06, 2016
US Foreign Policy in the Face of a 'Might Makes Right' China
"Chinese leaders have concluded that, in international affairs, power is the ultimate and only source of legitimacy."
US Foreign Policy in the Face of a 'Might Makes Right' China
How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part II
August 05, 2016
How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part II
The U.S. misunderstood China's position in the SCS and created a self-fulfilling prophecy of Chinese "aggression."
How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part II
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