Why Taiwan and China Agree on South China Sea Sovereignty
March 29, 2016
Why Taiwan and China Agree on South China Sea Sovereignty
To understand today’s conflicts, it is essential to look at the region’s colonial history.
Why Taiwan and China Agree on South China Sea Sovereignty
Breaking the Silence: Indonesia Vs. China in the Natuna Islands
March 23, 2016
Breaking the Silence: Indonesia Vs. China in the Natuna Islands
Indonesia has responded with rare strength to a recent confrontation with the Chinese Coast Guard.
Breaking the Silence: Indonesia Vs. China in the Natuna Islands
After Natuna Incident, South China Sea Tensions Likely to Get Worse Before They Get Better
March 22, 2016
After Natuna Incident, South China Sea Tensions Likely to Get Worse Before They Get Better
Indonesia is set to follow a passive and dependent policy in the region.
After Natuna Incident, South China Sea Tensions Likely to Get Worse Before They Get Better
Deterring Chinese Coercion in the South China Sea
January 17, 2016
Deterring Chinese Coercion in the South China Sea
What steps should the U.S. take next?
Deterring Chinese Coercion in the South China Sea
Philippine FM: China’s 9-Dash Line a ‘Berlin Wall of the Sea’
December 03, 2015
Philippine FM: China’s 9-Dash Line a ‘Berlin Wall of the Sea’
Before an arbitral tribunal, the Philippines' foreign secretary slams China's actions in the South China Sea.
Philippine FM: China’s 9-Dash Line a ‘Berlin Wall of the Sea’
Arguments Open in Philippine Case Against China's South China Sea Claims
November 25, 2015
Arguments Open in Philippine Case Against China's South China Sea Claims
After winning a victory on the issue of jurisdiction, Manila moves to arguments about the merits of its case.
Arguments Open in Philippine Case Against China's South China Sea Claims
Debating Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
November 19, 2015
Debating Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
Continuing the debate on the value of U.S. FONOPs, Sam Bateman responds.
Debating Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
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
How China Views the South China Sea Arbitration Case
July 14, 2015
How China Views the South China Sea Arbitration Case
A look at China's position on the case -- and how it could respond if the tribunal rules in the Philippines' favor.
How China Views the South China Sea Arbitration Case
The Case for a Bolder US South China Sea Policy
May 14, 2015
The Case for a Bolder US South China Sea Policy
Why does Washington need a more robust approach, and what might it look like?
The Case for a Bolder US South China Sea Policy
China's Coming 'Lawfare' and the South China Sea
May 08, 2015
China's Coming 'Lawfare' and the South China Sea
What China's growing legal expertise could mean for its foreign policy.
China's Coming 'Lawfare' and the South China Sea
Why the Next US President Should Pivot to the South China Sea
May 05, 2015
Why the Next US President Should Pivot to the South China Sea
The U.S. needs to get proactive and expand the scope of activities with new partners like Vietnam.
Why the Next US President Should Pivot to the South China Sea
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
April 16, 2015
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
The U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence offers a wealth of new information on the PLA Navy.
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
The Challenge to China’s South China Sea Approach
April 01, 2015
The Challenge to China’s South China Sea Approach
Beijing’s ‘dual track approach’ confounds more than it clarifies.
The Challenge to China’s South China Sea Approach
Philippines Fires Back at China’s South China Sea Charges
March 31, 2015
Philippines Fires Back at China’s South China Sea Charges
Manila hits back at Beijing.
Philippines Fires Back at China’s South China Sea Charges
China Slams Philippines For South China Sea ‘Hypocrisy’
March 27, 2015
China Slams Philippines For South China Sea ‘Hypocrisy’
Beijing turns the tables on Manila for resuming works in the South China Sea.
China Slams Philippines For South China Sea ‘Hypocrisy’
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