Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
October 23, 2014
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
Strategic issues are not the only driver behind the recent incidents involving Chinese fishermen.
Chinese Fishermen in Troubled Waters
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
October 21, 2014
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
The U.S. and China make some progress on global issues, but remain largely entrenched on bilateral problems.
US, China Talk Ebola, Islamic State, and South China Sea
China-Vietnam Defense Hotline Agreed: What Next?
October 20, 2014
China-Vietnam Defense Hotline Agreed: What Next?
Beijing and Hanoi are looking to reset bilateral relations following a turbulent year.
China-Vietnam Defense Hotline Agreed: What Next?
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
October 20, 2014
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
Can ASEAN members join forces on defense procurement? It’s more complex than it seems.
The South China Sea and Joint Defense Procurement
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
October 17, 2014
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
PLA Navy commander Wu Shengli conducted a survey of Beijing's reclamation projects in the disputed South China Sea.
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
October 17, 2014
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
ASEAN navies are rapidly acquiring amphibious capabilities. Their intentions, however, remain unclear.
Southeast Asia's Emerging Amphibious Forces
Why the Upcoming China-Vietnam Defense Ministers Meeting is Immensely Important
October 17, 2014
Why the Upcoming China-Vietnam Defense Ministers Meeting is Immensely Important
Chinese and Vietnamese officials will meet this weekend with maritime security on the agenda.
Why the Upcoming China-Vietnam Defense Ministers Meeting is Immensely Important
How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
October 16, 2014
How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
Plus, American maritime strategy, offset strategies, and extended deterrence. Some general interest links.
How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
US General: Our Aerial Encounters with China Largely Safe
October 11, 2014
US General: Our Aerial Encounters with China Largely Safe
The top US Air Force commander in the Pacific said the U.S., China, and Japan largely avoid dangerous midair incidents.
US General: Our Aerial Encounters with China Largely Safe
China's Not Happy About the US-India Statement on the South China Sea
October 10, 2014
China's Not Happy About the US-India Statement on the South China Sea
According to a Chinese statement, the U.S. and India should play no role in resolving South China Sea disputes.
China's Not Happy About the US-India Statement on the South China Sea
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
October 09, 2014
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Griffith University's Christian Wirth on the ongoing dangers associated with East Asia's maritime disputes.
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
China Builds Military Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea
October 08, 2014
China Builds Military Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea
The new military airstrip is part of China's ongoing effort to strengthen its ability to patrol the South China Sea.
China Builds Military Airstrip in Disputed South China Sea
Joining Forces in South China Sea Defense Procurement
October 08, 2014
Joining Forces in South China Sea Defense Procurement
Vietnam and the Philippines could better defend their territory through economies of scale.
Joining Forces in South China Sea Defense Procurement
The Political Significance of American Lethal Weapons to Vietnam
October 07, 2014
The Political Significance of American Lethal Weapons to Vietnam
The partial embargo removal sends a clear signal to South China Sea rivals.
The Political Significance of American Lethal Weapons to Vietnam
Is Indonesia Beijing’s Next Target in the South China Sea?
October 02, 2014
Is Indonesia Beijing’s Next Target in the South China Sea?
Until recently, Indonesia seemed immune to the maritime disputes. That could be changing.
Is Indonesia Beijing’s Next Target in the South China Sea?
10 Takeaways on US-India Security Cooperation
October 02, 2014
10 Takeaways on US-India Security Cooperation
Narendra Modi and Barack Obama have created some positive momentum in Indo-U.S.security and defense ties.
10 Takeaways on US-India Security Cooperation
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