Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
April 25, 2016
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
Scarborough Shoal was seized by China in 2012. Reclamation there would be unusually provocative.
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
April 01, 2016
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
Plus, Scarborough Shoal, Nepal-China military ties, and myth-busting about China's economy. Friday China links.
China’s $50 Trillion Plan for a Global Energy Grid
Why China Might Seek to Occupy Scarborough Shoal
March 29, 2016
Why China Might Seek to Occupy Scarborough Shoal
Recent activity suggests China might build a base on Scarborough Shoal. Here's the strategic rationale.
Why China Might Seek to Occupy Scarborough Shoal
Prevent the Destruction of Scarborough Shoal
March 29, 2016
Prevent the Destruction of Scarborough Shoal
It is time to raise the cost of Chinese exapansionism in the South China Sea.
Prevent the Destruction of Scarborough Shoal
China’s Rift With Indonesia in the Natunas: Harbinger of Worse to Come?
March 25, 2016
China’s Rift With Indonesia in the Natunas: Harbinger of Worse to Come?
A closer look at the Chinese ship involved in the incident suggests some worrying signs about what to expect from Beijing.
China’s Rift With Indonesia in the Natunas: Harbinger of Worse to Come?
South China Sea: Coming Chinese Land Reclamation at Scarborough Shoal?
March 18, 2016
South China Sea: Coming Chinese Land Reclamation at Scarborough Shoal?
The top U.S. naval officer has expressed concerns that China may be expanding its presence at Scarborough Shoal.
South China Sea: Coming Chinese Land Reclamation at Scarborough Shoal?
South China Sea: The Story of the Tanmen Fishermen
January 08, 2016
South China Sea: The Story of the Tanmen Fishermen
Local fishermen are often on the front lines of the South China Sea disputes.
South China Sea: The Story of the Tanmen Fishermen
A Legal Analysis of the Philippine-China Arbitration Ruling
November 02, 2015
A Legal Analysis of the Philippine-China Arbitration Ruling
The ruling offers a glimpse into what to expect in the decision on the merits.
A Legal Analysis of the Philippine-China Arbitration Ruling
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
August 21, 2015
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
China argues that it should not, on jurisdictional grounds.
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
Philippines versus China: Might, Right, and International Law in the South China Sea
July 17, 2015
Philippines versus China: Might, Right, and International Law in the South China Sea
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda, Shannon Tiezzi, and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the South China Sea.
Philippines versus China: Might, Right, and International Law in the South China Sea
US Must Hold Firm in South China Sea Dispute
June 03, 2015
US Must Hold Firm in South China Sea Dispute
Backing away now will be seen in Beijing and elsewhere as a further erosion of U.S. credibility.
US Must Hold Firm in South China Sea Dispute
Beijing’s Formidable Strategy in the South China Sea
May 21, 2015
Beijing’s Formidable Strategy in the South China Sea
Beijing is prevailing over its neighbors in the South China Sea. It may also have the solution.
Beijing’s Formidable Strategy in the South China Sea
China, Philippines Spar Over South China Sea Run-Ins
April 25, 2015
China, Philippines Spar Over South China Sea Run-Ins
Manila and Beijing clashed over a series of run-ins between their citizens and militaries in disputed areas.
China, Philippines Spar Over South China Sea Run-Ins
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
April 16, 2015
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
China is achieving its foreign policy objectives without firing a shot.
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
US, Philippines to Hold Expanded War Games
April 08, 2015
US, Philippines to Hold Expanded War Games
The annual exercises are set to double in size.
US, Philippines to Hold Expanded War Games
Philippines Accuses China of Ramming Boats in South China Sea
February 05, 2015
Philippines Accuses China of Ramming Boats in South China Sea
Once again, the Philippine government is publicizing China's bad behavior in the South China Sea.
Philippines Accuses China of Ramming Boats in South China Sea
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