East Asia’s Lessons from World War I
July 16, 2014
East Asia’s Lessons from World War I
China may unwittingly find itself facing a similar string of events to those that confronted Germany in 1914.
East Asia’s Lessons from World War I
US-Philippines to Hold South China Sea Naval Drill
June 20, 2014
US-Philippines to Hold South China Sea Naval Drill
Later this month, the U.S. and Philippine Navies and Marines will hold a joint drill near the Scarborough Shoal.
US-Philippines to Hold South China Sea Naval Drill
The Costs of Victory Without Honor for China
June 10, 2014
The Costs of Victory Without Honor for China
What is China giving up with its current strategy in the South and East China Seas?
The Costs of Victory Without Honor for China
Shangri-La Dialogue: Beijing’s Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove
May 27, 2014
Shangri-La Dialogue: Beijing’s Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove
China’s approach to this year’s Dialogue is communicating a simple message.
Shangri-La Dialogue: Beijing’s Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove
US, Philippines Begin Annual 'Balikatan' Military Exercise
May 06, 2014
US, Philippines Begin Annual 'Balikatan' Military Exercise
The annual exercise will involve 5,500 troops and focus primarily on disaster relief.
US, Philippines Begin Annual 'Balikatan' Military Exercise
China’s National Priorities in Hunt for MH370
March 21, 2014
China’s National Priorities in Hunt for MH370
A standoff with the Philippines appeared more important for China’s Coast Guard than a search for survivors.
China’s National Priorities in Hunt for MH370
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
China Fires Water Cannons at Philippine Fishermen
February 25, 2014
China Fires Water Cannons at Philippine Fishermen
A top Philippines military officer said China's Coast Guard fired water cannons at fishermen in the Scarborough Shoal.
China Fires Water Cannons at Philippine Fishermen
Malaysian Prime Minister: One in 10 Citizens Pay Their Taxes
February 25, 2014
Malaysian Prime Minister: One in 10 Citizens Pay Their Taxes
Also: Chinese water cannons in Scarborough Shoal and Singapore’s power plant in Myanmar.
Malaysian Prime Minister: One in 10 Citizens Pay Their Taxes
Right Vs Might: The Philippines' Strategy for Confronting China
February 05, 2014
Right Vs Might: The Philippines' Strategy for Confronting China
The Philippines hopes to use international law to gain an advantage in its maritime disputes with China.
Right Vs Might: The Philippines' Strategy for Confronting China
Understanding Security Competition in Asia
January 24, 2014
Understanding Security Competition in Asia
Do greater levels of interdependence mean the region is less susceptible to a crisis?
Understanding Security Competition in Asia
U.S.-China Relations and the Western Pacific
January 16, 2014
U.S.-China Relations and the Western Pacific
Maritime assertiveness in 2013 appears to have dashed hopes for a “new kind of great power relations.”
U.S.-China Relations and the Western Pacific
The Return of China’s Small-Stick Diplomacy in South China Sea
January 09, 2014
The Return of China’s Small-Stick Diplomacy in South China Sea
With a new directive China has appointed itself the sheriff over most of the South China Sea.
The Return of China’s Small-Stick Diplomacy in South China Sea
A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ
December 17, 2013
A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ
In responding to the ADIZ, the U.S. needs to consider carefully its position on China as a rising power.
A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ
Manila’s Defense Conundrum
December 07, 2013
Manila’s Defense Conundrum
Typhoon Haiyan revealed some glaring weaknesses in the Philippine military. Can it defend its own territory?
Manila’s Defense Conundrum
China’s Revealing Typhoon Haiyan Response
November 14, 2013
China’s Revealing Typhoon Haiyan Response
Forget soft power. China’s paltry response shows the region its focus is hard power.
China’s Revealing Typhoon Haiyan Response
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