China May Build ‘Artificial Island’ in South China Sea
June 07, 2014
China May Build ‘Artificial Island’ in South China Sea
The island would be used as a military base to enforce a South China Sea air-defense identification zone.
China May Build ‘Artificial Island’ in South China Sea
Philippines Releases Photos of China’s Construction in Disputed South China Sea
May 15, 2014
Philippines Releases Photos of China’s Construction in Disputed South China Sea
On Thursday Manila published photos purportedly showing China’s construction on the disputed Johnson Reef.
Philippines Releases Photos of China’s Construction in Disputed South China Sea
Philippines: China Building an Airstrip in Disputed Spratlys
May 15, 2014
Philippines: China Building an Airstrip in Disputed Spratlys
Manila says China is reclaiming land and carrying out construction on Johnson South Reef in the disputed Spratlys.
Philippines: China Building an Airstrip in Disputed Spratlys
Philippines Seizes Chinese Fishing Boat in South China Sea
May 07, 2014
Philippines Seizes Chinese Fishing Boat in South China Sea
On Wednesday the Philippines Maritime Police announced it had seized a Chinese fishing boat and 11 crew members.
Philippines Seizes Chinese Fishing Boat in South China Sea
Second Thomas Shoal: The New Battleground
April 30, 2014
Second Thomas Shoal: The New Battleground
The Second Thomas Shoal is the new flashpoint in the South China Sea. Solving it is vital for the region and the world.
Second Thomas Shoal: The New Battleground
Is a Philippine-Vietnam Alliance in the Making?
March 28, 2014
Is a Philippine-Vietnam Alliance in the Making?
Trends indicate that cooperation between the Philippines and Vietnam is expanding, but is an alliance on the horizon?
Is a Philippine-Vietnam Alliance in the Making?
The Implications of the Taiwan Protests
March 21, 2014
The Implications of the Taiwan Protests
In this week's podcast, the U.S. team discusses MH370, Taiwan protests, and the U.S.-Philippines naval agreement.
The Implications of the Taiwan Protests
US-Philippines Reach Deal on US Military Access
March 14, 2014
US-Philippines Reach Deal on US Military Access
Manila will welcome the U.S. military back to the country after ejecting it in 1992.
US-Philippines Reach Deal on US Military Access
Tensions Set To Rise In The South China Sea
February 19, 2014
Tensions Set To Rise In The South China Sea
A series of recent events points to a declining state of stability and security in the South China Sea.
Tensions Set To Rise In The South China Sea
US-Philippines Struggle to Reach Troop Basing Deal
December 11, 2013
US-Philippines Struggle to Reach Troop Basing Deal
While both sides are eager to conclude an agreement, negotiations still face numerous stumbling blocks.
US-Philippines Struggle to Reach Troop Basing Deal
Justin Bieber Surprises Philippine Typhoon Victims With Secret Visit
December 11, 2013
Justin Bieber Surprises Philippine Typhoon Victims With Secret Visit
The global pop star traveled to Tacoloban, Philippines to perform for victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Justin Bieber Surprises Philippine Typhoon Victims With Secret Visit
John Kerry to Visit Vietnam and the Philippines This Week
December 10, 2013
John Kerry to Visit Vietnam and the Philippines This Week
Following a quick trip to the Middle East, Kerry will visit the two Southeast Asian countries through next week.
John Kerry to Visit Vietnam and the Philippines This Week
How to Do Soft Power Right
November 16, 2013
How to Do Soft Power Right
Relief efforts don’t have to be completely altruistic, but interests shouldn’t dictate action.
How to Do Soft Power Right
Chinese Soft Power: Another Typhoon Haiyan Victim
November 14, 2013
Chinese Soft Power: Another Typhoon Haiyan Victim
The unbelievably small amount of aid Beijing is offering Manila marks a new era of sneer diplomacy.
Chinese Soft Power: Another Typhoon Haiyan Victim
Hong Kong Won’t Delay Sanctions Against the Philippines
November 13, 2013
Hong Kong Won’t Delay Sanctions Against the Philippines
Hong Kong says Typhoon Haiyan won’t delay its plans to impose sanctions against the Philippines.
Hong Kong Won’t Delay Sanctions Against the Philippines
Hard Times for Offshore Balancing in Philippines
November 08, 2013
Hard Times for Offshore Balancing in Philippines
The Philippines’ wishful thinking about the South China Sea is becoming dangerous.
Hard Times for Offshore Balancing in Philippines
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