China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
June 21, 2016
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
The current understanding of "historic rights" in the South China Sea in China can be traced back to a U.S. diplomat.
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
June 16, 2016
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
How China seeks to shape maritime law to legitimize its claims.
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
No China Compromise on South China Sea After Philippines Case: Top Chinese Expert
June 03, 2016
No China Compromise on South China Sea After Philippines Case: Top Chinese Expert
One of the country’s leading experts suggests there is little reason to expect that Beijing will moderate its stance.
No China Compromise on South China Sea After Philippines Case: Top Chinese Expert
What Does the Nine-Dash Line Actually Mean?
June 02, 2016
What Does the Nine-Dash Line Actually Mean?
China could clarify what the nine-dash line means -- and reduce tensions -- without giving away any of its territorial claims.
What Does the Nine-Dash Line Actually Mean?
Building Golden Bridges in the South China Sea
June 01, 2016
Building Golden Bridges in the South China Sea
The world should respond with care to the upcoming tribunal ruling.
Building Golden Bridges in the South China Sea
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
May 31, 2016
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
Indonesia and China could be on the verge of another diplomatic stand-off over the Natuna Islands.
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
The South China Sea Disputes: Past, Present, and Future
April 09, 2016
The South China Sea Disputes: Past, Present, and Future
An interview with Bill Hayton, author of The South China Sea: The Struggle for Power in Asia.
The South China Sea Disputes: Past, Present, and Future
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
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