This Could Be China's Biggest Defense Deal Yet
July 25, 2015
This Could Be China's Biggest Defense Deal Yet
Plus, trouble in the Kuril Islands again, a new intelligence war, and more. Weekend links.
This Could Be China's Biggest Defense Deal Yet
Beijing Practices Invasion of South China Sea Islands
July 24, 2015
Beijing Practices Invasion of South China Sea Islands
The Chinese Navy just deployed the world’s biggest hovercraft for an assault drill on Hainan Island.
Beijing Practices Invasion of South China Sea Islands
Confirmed: Beijing is Building World’s Largest Sea Plane for Use in South China Sea
July 23, 2015
Confirmed: Beijing is Building World’s Largest Sea Plane for Use in South China Sea
The new plane will be able to execute a host of military assignments.
Confirmed: Beijing is Building World’s Largest Sea Plane for Use in South China Sea
3 Reasons the Philippines Will Suffer Because of Its South China Sea Case Against China
July 23, 2015
3 Reasons the Philippines Will Suffer Because of Its South China Sea Case Against China
Even if it wins at The Hague, the Philippines will lose against China in the long run.
3 Reasons the Philippines Will Suffer Because of Its South China Sea Case Against China
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
July 21, 2015
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
Tokyo’s 2015 defense white paper highlights concerns over Beijing’s maritime ambitions in Asia.
Surprise: Japan Sees China as Its Main National Security Threat
America-China: Heading for South China Sea Clash?
July 20, 2015
America-China: Heading for South China Sea Clash?
Continued inaction can have unintended consequences.
America-China: Heading for South China Sea Clash?
Archaeology and the South China Sea
July 20, 2015
Archaeology and the South China Sea
A new maritime archaeology vessel is another component in China’s strategy for the South China Sea.
Archaeology and the South China Sea
An HA/DR Solution to South China Sea Tensions
July 18, 2015
An HA/DR Solution to South China Sea Tensions
Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief could offer innovative approach to territorial conflict.
An HA/DR Solution to South China Sea Tensions
Philippines versus China: Might, Right, and International Law in the South China Sea
July 17, 2015
Philippines versus China: Might, Right, and International Law in the South China Sea
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda, Shannon Tiezzi, and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the South China Sea.
Philippines versus China: Might, Right, and International Law in the South China Sea
Interview: Robert Kaplan
July 16, 2015
Interview: Robert Kaplan
Journalist and geopolitical analyst Robert Kaplan on the South China Sea, China and Asia’s future.
Interview: Robert Kaplan
Naval Buildups in the South China Sea
July 15, 2015
Naval Buildups in the South China Sea
Southeast Asian naval capabilities are surging. But how meaningful is that?
Naval Buildups in the South China Sea
Does Russia Fit Into the US-Vietnam Equation?
July 14, 2015
Does Russia Fit Into the US-Vietnam Equation?
Russia’s traditional ties to Vietnam may be of use to the White House.
Does Russia Fit Into the US-Vietnam Equation?
8 Developments in US-Vietnam Relations Show Emerging Partnership
July 13, 2015
8 Developments in US-Vietnam Relations Show Emerging Partnership
US-Vietnam relations are neither an alliance nor a strategic partnership yet.
8 Developments in US-Vietnam Relations Show Emerging Partnership
China Steps Up Harassment of Vietnamese Fishermen
July 13, 2015
China Steps Up Harassment of Vietnamese Fishermen
Recent incidents highlight the return of low-level coercion against Vietnamese fishermen in disputed waters.
China Steps Up Harassment of Vietnamese Fishermen
The Maturing of China’s Ocean Law and Policy
July 13, 2015
The Maturing of China’s Ocean Law and Policy
The case of Xiamen’s South China Sea Institute shows the maturity in China's academic thinking on maritime issues.
The Maturing of China’s Ocean Law and Policy
Who Owns What in the South China Sea?
July 09, 2015
Who Owns What in the South China Sea?
Disambiguation is a delicate process.
Who Owns What in the South China Sea?
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