China Slams US as 'Kibitzer on South China Sea'
March 23, 2015
China Slams US as 'Kibitzer on South China Sea'
In response to a letter by four US Senators to the Departments of Defense and State, Beijing tries to ridicule the US.
China Slams US as 'Kibitzer on South China Sea'
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
March 20, 2015
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
The Diplomat's editors discuss Mongolia, Myanmar-China relations, and the South China Sea.
China's Flashpoint on the Land: Southwest Yunnan
Australia and Vietnam Enhance Their Comprehensive Partnership
March 17, 2015
Australia and Vietnam Enhance Their Comprehensive Partnership
Both sides also agreed to raise bilateral relations to a strategic partnership in the future.
Australia and Vietnam Enhance Their Comprehensive Partnership
India's Got a Plan For South China Sea Disputes (And China Won't Like It)
March 11, 2015
India's Got a Plan For South China Sea Disputes (And China Won't Like It)
India's got a preferred solution for South China Sea disputes -- and it's not a surprise.
India's Got a Plan For South China Sea Disputes (And China Won't Like It)
The Philippines and Vietnam Forge a Strategic Partnership
March 10, 2015
The Philippines and Vietnam Forge a Strategic Partnership
Could this form the basis of multilateral maritime security cooperation?
The Philippines and Vietnam Forge a Strategic Partnership
China Challenges ASEAN with Land Fills in South China Sea
March 10, 2015
China Challenges ASEAN with Land Fills in South China Sea
With ongoing reclamation work, the outlook for the region remains grim.
China Challenges ASEAN with Land Fills in South China Sea
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
March 07, 2015
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
The Diplomat's editors discuss China's defense budget, South China Sea reclamation efforts, anti-terror law, and more.
China's 'New Normal' in 2015: Cause for Concern?
Countering China’s Maritime Coercion
February 27, 2015
Countering China’s Maritime Coercion
How to impose costs on coercion, deter intimidation, and offset unilateral changes to the status quo.
Countering China’s Maritime Coercion
Why Hasn't Maritime Multilateralism Worked in Southeast Asia?
February 24, 2015
Why Hasn't Maritime Multilateralism Worked in Southeast Asia?
Asian maritime disputes stem from deeply entrenched national interests.
Why Hasn't Maritime Multilateralism Worked in Southeast Asia?
China and the South China Sea Resource Grab
February 22, 2015
China and the South China Sea Resource Grab
Maritime disputes in the region have more than just legal and military dimensions.
China and the South China Sea Resource Grab
Are We Prepared for 'Hybrid Warfare'?
February 13, 2015
Are We Prepared for 'Hybrid Warfare'?
From Russia in Ukraine to China in the East China Sea, it is worth assessing how the world may respond.
Are We Prepared for 'Hybrid Warfare'?
Here's How Malaysia and Indonesia Plan to Resolve Their Territorial Disputes
February 10, 2015
Here's How Malaysia and Indonesia Plan to Resolve Their Territorial Disputes
Indonesia and Malaysia will appoint "special envoys" to help resolve their territorial disputes.
Here's How Malaysia and Indonesia Plan to Resolve Their Territorial Disputes
Vietnam and Diplomatic Balancing
February 08, 2015
Vietnam and Diplomatic Balancing
Hanoi is having to walk a careful line in its relations with China and the U.S.
Vietnam and Diplomatic Balancing
The US, Japan and the South China Sea
February 08, 2015
The US, Japan and the South China Sea
Having Japan patrol the South China Sea would be an unnecessarily provocative move.
The US, Japan and the South China Sea
US Admiral: Japanese Operations in South China Sea 'Make Sense' in the Future
January 30, 2015
US Admiral: Japanese Operations in South China Sea 'Make Sense' in the Future
The United States might support Japanese military operations in the South China Sea.
US Admiral: Japanese Operations in South China Sea 'Make Sense' in the Future
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
January 23, 2015
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are all striving to bolster their maritime capabilities.
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
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