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Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
August 12, 2017
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
The recent ASEAN meetings capped an alarming trend of eroding U.S. influence.
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
August 10, 2017
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
It was the third freedom of navigation operation conducted during the presidency of Donald Trump.
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
August 09, 2017
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
The three countries jointly called for China and the Philippines to abide by last year's arbitral ruling.
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
August 08, 2017
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
China welcomes the ASEAN joint communique and expresses confidences in the prospects for China-ASEAN relations
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
August 07, 2017
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
How much trade actually transits the South China Sea every year?
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
August 05, 2017
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
As ASEAN nears its 50th anniversary, what challenges does it face as a regional organization?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
July 22, 2017
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
The July 2016 arbitral tribunal ruling failed to change much in the South China Sea, but how far have things come?
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
July 19, 2017
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
Can the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act find strategic ballast?
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
July 17, 2017
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Beijing's behavior continues to flout the July 12 ruling, but it'll stand as a historical fact.
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
July 12, 2017
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
Rodrigo Duterte's entry into the Philippine presidency in June 2016 carried important geopolitical consequences.
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
US B-1B Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Drawing Chinese Protest
July 10, 2017
US B-1B Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Drawing Chinese Protest
China accused the United States of flaunting its military force over the South China Sea following the flights.
US B-1B Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Drawing Chinese Protest
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
July 03, 2017
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
Just 39 days after a first operation, the Trump administration authorizes a second FONOP in the South China Sea.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
Is a New China-Vietnam Maritime Crisis Brewing in the South China Sea?
June 29, 2017
Is a New China-Vietnam Maritime Crisis Brewing in the South China Sea?
What are the implications of China’s abrupt cancellation of military border activities with Vietnam?
Is a New China-Vietnam Maritime Crisis Brewing in the South China Sea?
US-China Talks in Washington Were Another Missed Opportunity on the South China Sea
June 26, 2017
US-China Talks in Washington Were Another Missed Opportunity on the South China Sea
The first U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue didn't shift the needle in the South China Sea.
US-China Talks in Washington Were Another Missed Opportunity on the South China Sea
China Deploys Advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft to South China Sea Air Base
June 26, 2017
China Deploys Advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft to South China Sea Air Base
In May 2017, China had deployed four Y-8Q (Gaoxin-6) aircraft to Lingshui Air Base in the South China Sea.
China Deploys Advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft to South China Sea Air Base
Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
June 24, 2017
Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
Management of Asia-Pacific maritime disputes must be both practical and rules-based.
Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
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