China Building on Scarborough Shoal? Don't Hold Your Breath.
September 09, 2016
China Building on Scarborough Shoal? Don't Hold Your Breath.
For diplomatic and strategic reasons, now is not the time for Beijing to make such a risky move.
China Building on Scarborough Shoal? Don't Hold Your Breath.
Crying Wolf? Contrary to Reports, No Dredges at Scarborough Shoal Yet
September 08, 2016
Crying Wolf? Contrary to Reports, No Dredges at Scarborough Shoal Yet
Images show Chinese Maritime Militia, not Barges, but Filipino Fishermen still blocked from Shoal.
Crying Wolf? Contrary to Reports, No Dredges at Scarborough Shoal Yet
It's Been 120 Days Since the Last South China Sea FONOP. So What?
September 07, 2016
It's Been 120 Days Since the Last South China Sea FONOP. So What?
If the United States wants FONOPs to work, they should ideally be kept to a regular schedule.
It's Been 120 Days Since the Last South China Sea FONOP. So What?
Duterte: South China Sea Talks With China 'Within The Year'
August 24, 2016
Duterte: South China Sea Talks With China 'Within The Year'
The Philippine president expects bilateral talks to begin within the year.
Duterte: South China Sea Talks With China 'Within The Year'
Is China-Philippines Bilateralism on the South China Sea Going Anywhere?
August 15, 2016
Is China-Philippines Bilateralism on the South China Sea Going Anywhere?
Fidel Ramos' "Track II" overture maintains steam, but can bilateralism lead to a positive outcome?
Is China-Philippines Bilateralism on the South China Sea Going Anywhere?
China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
July 19, 2016
China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
It remains unclear whether the flight over Scarborough Shoal occurred before or after the July 12 PCA verdict.
China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
Why the Philippines Needs More Than Just Military Upgrades
July 11, 2016
Why the Philippines Needs More Than Just Military Upgrades
Modernizing the Coast Guard is an urgent (but neglected) task for the archipelagic state.
Why the Philippines Needs More Than Just Military Upgrades
A Complete Guide to the Upcoming South China Sea International Law Verdict
July 09, 2016
A Complete Guide to the Upcoming South China Sea International Law Verdict
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the upcoming verdict in Philippines v. China.
A Complete Guide to the Upcoming South China Sea International Law Verdict
Regional Implications of the Duterte Presidency
July 08, 2016
Regional Implications of the Duterte Presidency
What impact will the new president have on the U.S. alliance, the South China Sea, and Japan’s regional role?
Regional Implications of the Duterte Presidency
US Navy Destroyers Patrol Near China’s Man-Made Islands in South China Sea
July 08, 2016
US Navy Destroyers Patrol Near China’s Man-Made Islands in South China Sea
The United States tries to signal resolve ahead of a court ruling on Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea.
US Navy Destroyers Patrol Near China’s Man-Made Islands in South China Sea
<em>Philippines v. China</em>: Decision to Be Released on July 12, 2016
June 30, 2016
Philippines v. China: Decision to Be Released on July 12, 2016
The highly anticipated verdict will offer clarity on maritime entitlements in the Spratly Islands.
Philippines v. China: Decision to Be Released on July 12, 2016
Did a US ‘Line in the Sand’ at Scarborough Shoal Just Wash Away?
June 25, 2016
Did a US ‘Line in the Sand’ at Scarborough Shoal Just Wash Away?
Philippine President-elect saying no to war with China over disputed shoal complicates U.S. deterrence effort.
Did a US ‘Line in the Sand’ at Scarborough Shoal Just Wash Away?
South China Sea: An Eyewitness Account of Tensions at Scarborough Shoal
June 14, 2016
South China Sea: An Eyewitness Account of Tensions at Scarborough Shoal
Anders Corr, who traveled with activists to Scarborough Shoal, joins The Diplomat's Ankit Panda for a discussion.
South China Sea: An Eyewitness Account of Tensions at Scarborough Shoal
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
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