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Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
August 08, 2017
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
China welcomes the ASEAN joint communique and expresses confidences in the prospects for China-ASEAN relations
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
August 05, 2017
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
As ASEAN nears its 50th anniversary, what challenges does it face as a regional organization?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
July 21, 2017
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
The cooling down some are playing up masks underlying tensions and broader strategic realities.
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
China, ASEAN Come to Agreement on a Framework South China Sea Code of Conduct
May 19, 2017
China, ASEAN Come to Agreement on a Framework South China Sea Code of Conduct
The framework appears to focus on general principles, with no agreement on binding rules just yet.
China, ASEAN Come to Agreement on a Framework South China Sea Code of Conduct
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
May 06, 2017
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
Will ASEAN-U.S. ties flounder in the Trump era as the United States' attention shifts to Northeast Asia?
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
April 12, 2016
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
The Chinese foreign ministry strongly condemned the G7 ministers' statement in Hiroshima.
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
China and US Hold Joint Naval Exercise
November 18, 2015
China and US Hold Joint Naval Exercise
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem arrives in Shanghai ahead of the drills.
China and US Hold Joint Naval Exercise
China’s Maritime Trap
October 24, 2015
China’s Maritime Trap
China needs to rethink its approach to its maritime disputes.
China’s Maritime Trap
Examining the Flaws of a South China Sea Code of Conduct
October 20, 2015
Examining the Flaws of a South China Sea Code of Conduct
A South China Sea Code of Conduct presents several challenges.
Examining the Flaws of a South China Sea Code of Conduct
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
The Philippines and Vietnam Forge a Strategic Partnership
March 10, 2015
The Philippines and Vietnam Forge a Strategic Partnership
Could this form the basis of multilateral maritime security cooperation?
The Philippines and Vietnam Forge a Strategic Partnership
ASEAN to Intensify South China Sea Response Amid China Concerns
January 28, 2015
ASEAN to Intensify South China Sea Response Amid China Concerns
Grouping to accelerate efforts to conclude an elusive code of conduct.
ASEAN to Intensify South China Sea Response Amid China Concerns
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
December 10, 2014
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Beijing needs to improve its image on the South China Sea. A new white paper is a positive first step.
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Why China Should Conclude a Code of Conduct with ASEAN
December 01, 2014
Why China Should Conclude a Code of Conduct with ASEAN
There a number of reasons why Beijing should complete an ASEAN-China COC for the South China Sea.
Why China Should Conclude a Code of Conduct with ASEAN
Taiwan Calls for East China Sea Code of Conduct
March 04, 2014
Taiwan Calls for East China Sea Code of Conduct
Ma Ying-jeou is seeking to position Taiwan as a regional peacemaker as tensions rise in the region.
Taiwan Calls for East China Sea Code of Conduct
A Code of Conduct for the South China Sea?
September 25, 2013
A Code of Conduct for the South China Sea?
Despite a positive recent meeting, the road to a code for the troubled region is likely to be a long one.
A Code of Conduct for the South China Sea?
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