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Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
June 17, 2017
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
It is proving extremely difficult for Washington to convince Beijing of its seriousness in the South China Sea.
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
The US Navy's First Trump-Era South China Sea FONOP Just Happened: First Takeaways and Analysis
May 25, 2017
The US Navy's First Trump-Era South China Sea FONOP Just Happened: First Takeaways and Analysis
A U.S. warship finally passes within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef.
The US Navy's First Trump-Era South China Sea FONOP Just Happened: First Takeaways and Analysis
Quadrilateral US, UK, Japan, France Naval Exercises Off Guam Indefinitely Postponed
May 12, 2017
Quadrilateral US, UK, Japan, France Naval Exercises Off Guam Indefinitely Postponed
The U.S. Navy does not have a date for the resumption of the exercises.
Quadrilateral US, UK, Japan, France Naval Exercises Off Guam Indefinitely Postponed
Will Chinese Dominance of the South China Sea Necessarily Lead to Shipping Disruption?
April 09, 2017
Will Chinese Dominance of the South China Sea Necessarily Lead to Shipping Disruption?
Why commentators may be overstating the risk to freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.
Will Chinese Dominance of the South China Sea Necessarily Lead to Shipping Disruption?
Why North Korea May Define US-China Relations in the Trump Era
March 24, 2017
Why North Korea May Define US-China Relations in the Trump Era
So far, U.S.-China ties haven't seen a drastic deterioration. What does the future hold for U.S.-China ties?
Why North Korea May Define US-China Relations in the Trump Era
France to Dispatch <em>Mistral</em> Amphibious Assault Ship for Exercise in Western Pacific
March 20, 2017
France to Dispatch Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship for Exercise in Western Pacific
The French vessel will join Japanese, British, and U.S. ships for a multilateral exercise later this year.
France to Dispatch Mistral Amphibious Assault Ship for Exercise in Western Pacific
For the United States, Freedom of Navigation in Asia Concerns More Than Just China
March 07, 2017
For the United States, Freedom of Navigation in Asia Concerns More Than Just China
The United States' freedom of navigation program focuses on more than just China.
For the United States, Freedom of Navigation in Asia Concerns More Than Just China
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
February 21, 2017
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
A carrier strike group is conducting routine patrols, but is not set up for FONOPS, despite speculation.
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
February 21, 2017
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
The U.S. Navy now has two supercarriers deployed to the Asia-Pacific region.
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
Expect a Heavier US Presence in the South China Sea, But What Can It Achieve?
February 15, 2017
Expect a Heavier US Presence in the South China Sea, But What Can It Achieve?
Administration objectives are still unclear, but maintaining the regional status quo may be the most realistic.
Expect a Heavier US Presence in the South China Sea, But What Can It Achieve?
More FONOPs Coming Soon to the South China Sea?
February 14, 2017
More FONOPs Coming Soon to the South China Sea?
Trump is reportedly close to making his choices on the future of U.S. FONOPs in the South China Sea.
More FONOPs Coming Soon to the South China Sea?
What's In Store For US-China Relations Under President Donald Trump?
January 25, 2017
What's In Store For US-China Relations Under President Donald Trump?
As the U.S. pulls away from the world, does China win? Perhaps not so easily.
What's In Store For US-China Relations Under President Donald Trump?
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
January 24, 2017
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
The first mention of the South China Sea by the new U.S. administration in office leaves more questions than it answers.
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
January 12, 2017
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
During his confirmation hearing, Rex Tillerson proposed an audacious move against China in the South China Sea.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
It's Official: Xi Jinping Breaks His Non-Militarization Pledge in the Spratlys
December 16, 2016
It's Official: Xi Jinping Breaks His Non-Militarization Pledge in the Spratlys
In China's own words, Beijing is now building what it sees as "necessary military facilities" in the South China Sea.
It's Official: Xi Jinping Breaks His Non-Militarization Pledge in the Spratlys
The British Are Coming… To the South China Sea
December 09, 2016
The British Are Coming… To the South China Sea
Plus, Vietnam gets to reclaiming land in the Spratly Islands and Taiwan celebrates 70 years of Taiping Island.
The British Are Coming… To the South China Sea
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