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After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
February 22, 2017
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
Trump's affirmation of the United States' 'one China' policy has allowed for more high-level U.S.-China activity.
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
China Mulls Maritime Law Revisions, Codifying Its South China Sea Practices
February 17, 2017
China Mulls Maritime Law Revisions, Codifying Its South China Sea Practices
Freedom of navigation with Chinese characteristics may be incoming.
China Mulls Maritime Law Revisions, Codifying Its South China Sea Practices
Expect a Heavier US Presence in the South China Sea, But What Can It Achieve?
February 15, 2017
Expect a Heavier US Presence in the South China Sea, But What Can It Achieve?
Administration objectives are still unclear, but maintaining the regional status quo may be the most realistic.
Expect a Heavier US Presence in the South China Sea, But What Can It Achieve?
More FONOPs Coming Soon to the South China Sea?
February 14, 2017
More FONOPs Coming Soon to the South China Sea?
Trump is reportedly close to making his choices on the future of U.S. FONOPs in the South China Sea.
More FONOPs Coming Soon to the South China Sea?
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
February 10, 2017
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
Can Indonesia and India come together to usher in a new era in bilateral ties?
'Act East' and the Burgeoning India-Indonesia Entente
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017
February 09, 2017
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017
The South China Sea could heat up as the year goes on.
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017
Two Weeks In, Trump Administration Remains Relatively Quiet on US-China Relations
February 07, 2017
Two Weeks In, Trump Administration Remains Relatively Quiet on US-China Relations
U.S.-China interactions since Trump's inauguration have been slow-moving and quiet.
Two Weeks In, Trump Administration Remains Relatively Quiet on US-China Relations
Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea
January 26, 2017
Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea
On the South China Sea, the Trump administration seems to be taking a hard line. Not so on the issue of Crimea.
Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea
Ambiguous Trump Policies Might Accelerate China’s Militarization in the South China Sea
January 25, 2017
Ambiguous Trump Policies Might Accelerate China’s Militarization in the South China Sea
China could use threats to block its Spratly bases to bolster their military capabilities.
Ambiguous Trump Policies Might Accelerate China’s Militarization in the South China Sea
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
January 24, 2017
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
The first mention of the South China Sea by the new U.S. administration in office leaves more questions than it answers.
The Trump Administration Needs a Clear South China Sea Policy
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
January 14, 2017
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
Rex Tillerson's plan for the South China Sea is unworkable.
Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea Proposal Won’t Work
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't <em>Always</em> a Reason for Panic
January 13, 2017
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't Always a Reason for Panic
The Liaoning passage’s ‘defiance’ is exaggerated; transits should be seen as more normal.
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't Always a Reason for Panic
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
January 12, 2017
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
During his confirmation hearing, Rex Tillerson proposed an audacious move against China in the South China Sea.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
January 08, 2017
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
Vietnam's strategic turn toward the South China Sea presents a series of challenges for the country's defense planners.
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
January 06, 2017
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
How did the United States' foreign policy efforts in the Asia-Pacific pan out under the Obama administration?
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
China’s Aircraft Carrier Testing Weapons in South China Sea
January 05, 2017
China’s Aircraft Carrier Testing Weapons in South China Sea
China’s sole aircraft carrier is holding naval drills in the South China Sea this week.
China’s Aircraft Carrier Testing Weapons in South China Sea
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