China Is Building Giant Floating Islands in the South China Sea
April 24, 2015
China Is Building Giant Floating Islands in the South China Sea
A new report reveals China’s plans for 1,000,000 ton battle stations in the South China Sea.
China Is Building Giant Floating Islands in the South China Sea
AIIB: China's 'Phase Zero Operation'?
April 24, 2015
AIIB: China's 'Phase Zero Operation'?
Can Beijing's claim that it wants to provide 'global public goods' via the AIIB be taken at face value?
AIIB: China's 'Phase Zero Operation'?
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
April 22, 2015
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
The MSR is designed to pacify neighboring countries threatened by China’s territorial claims, but will it work?
China’s Maritime Silk Road Gamble
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
April 16, 2015
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
China is achieving its foreign policy objectives without firing a shot.
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
South China Sea: China Is Building on the Paracels As Well
April 14, 2015
South China Sea: China Is Building on the Paracels As Well
It’s not just the Spratlys, China is constructing military facilities on the Paracel Islands too.
South China Sea: China Is Building on the Paracels As Well
US, Indonesian Navies Conduct Air Patrol Exercise in South China Sea
April 11, 2015
US, Indonesian Navies Conduct Air Patrol Exercise in South China Sea
The United States and Indonesia carried out an air patrol exercise over the increasingly tense Natuna Archipelago.
US, Indonesian Navies Conduct Air Patrol Exercise in South China Sea
Relax, China's Island-Building in the South China Sea Is No Threat
April 11, 2015
Relax, China's Island-Building in the South China Sea Is No Threat
Despite its seeming threat, China's activities remain peaceful and defensive in nature.
Relax, China's Island-Building in the South China Sea Is No Threat
The Other Problem in the South China Sea
April 08, 2015
The Other Problem in the South China Sea
Territorial disputes are not the only issue to trouble this vital maritime region.
The Other Problem in the South China Sea
Will This Plane Let China Control the South China Sea?
April 07, 2015
Will This Plane Let China Control the South China Sea?
A new aircraft would be capable of quickly shuttling Chinese cargo and personnel to the contested Spratly Islands.
Will This Plane Let China Control the South China Sea?
China's 'New' Carrier Killer Subs
April 06, 2015
China's 'New' Carrier Killer Subs
Armed with a new supersonic missile, these upgraded boats could spell trouble for US carriers in Asian waters.
China's 'New' Carrier Killer Subs
China's Air Force Conducts Exercise Between Taiwan and the Philippines
March 31, 2015
China's Air Force Conducts Exercise Between Taiwan and the Philippines
The People's Liberation Army Air Force carried out a one-day exercise over the Bashi Channel.
China's Air Force Conducts Exercise Between Taiwan and the Philippines
Understanding Chinese Foreign Policy: A Conversation with Dingding Chen
March 26, 2015
Understanding Chinese Foreign Policy: A Conversation with Dingding Chen
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda speaks to Dingding Chen of the University of Macau about Chinese foreign policy.
Understanding Chinese Foreign Policy: A Conversation with Dingding Chen
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)
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