The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
April 27, 2016
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
Instead of a FONOP, Washington chose to conduct fly-overs near Scarborough Shoal. What are the ramifications?
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
April 25, 2016
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
Scarborough Shoal was seized by China in 2012. Reclamation there would be unusually provocative.
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
Xi Jinping Has a New Title: Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army
April 22, 2016
Xi Jinping Has a New Title: Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army
Xi's quest to expand his personal authority over the Chinese military continues.
Xi Jinping Has a New Title: Commander-in-Chief of the People's Liberation Army
Rescind China's Invitation to Join RIMPAC 2016 Before It's Too Late
April 20, 2016
Rescind China's Invitation to Join RIMPAC 2016 Before It's Too Late
The Obama administration should rescind the conditional invitation for the PLAN to join RIMPAC 2016.
Rescind China's Invitation to Join RIMPAC 2016 Before It's Too Late
Do the Obama Administration and PACOM Disagree on the South China Sea?
April 20, 2016
Do the Obama Administration and PACOM Disagree on the South China Sea?
And does it really matter if they do?
Do the Obama Administration and PACOM Disagree on the South China Sea?
What 2 Russian Jets Can Teach Us About a US-China Clash in the South China Sea
April 15, 2016
What 2 Russian Jets Can Teach Us About a US-China Clash in the South China Sea
The ‘buzzing’ of a U.S. warship in the Baltic shows why we shouldn’t exaggerate risk of conflict.
What 2 Russian Jets Can Teach Us About a US-China Clash in the South China Sea
Australian Intelligence: China Poised to Take 'Decisive and Provocative' Action in the South China Sea
April 15, 2016
Australian Intelligence: China Poised to Take 'Decisive and Provocative' Action in the South China Sea
U.S. and Australian intelligence agencies voice concern about China's recent moves in the South China Sea.
Australian Intelligence: China Poised to Take 'Decisive and Provocative' Action in the South China Sea
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
April 12, 2016
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
The Chinese foreign ministry strongly condemned the G7 ministers' statement in Hiroshima.
China Protests as G7 Ministers Express Concern Regarding East, South China Seas
Will the Panama Papers Matter for Asian Leaders and Governments?
April 08, 2016
Will the Panama Papers Matter for Asian Leaders and Governments?
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the Panama Papers and U.S. defense policy in the Asia-Pacific.
Will the Panama Papers Matter for Asian Leaders and Governments?
Asia’s Military Spending Fueled by Heightened Tensions With China
April 06, 2016
Asia’s Military Spending Fueled by Heightened Tensions With China
World military spending on upward course, says new SIPRI study.
Asia’s Military Spending Fueled by Heightened Tensions With China
Why ASEAN Must Remain Neutral on the South China Sea
March 31, 2016
Why ASEAN Must Remain Neutral on the South China Sea
Pressure is growing for the bloc to condemn China. It should resist.
Why ASEAN Must Remain Neutral on the South China Sea
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
March 29, 2016
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
Worry over the radar’s military implications should take a backseat to its civil uses.
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
North Korea Propaganda Video Shows Nuclear Strike on Washington DC
March 27, 2016
North Korea Propaganda Video Shows Nuclear Strike on Washington DC
Plus, RIMPAC 2016 and China, India-Pakistan spy games, and the China-Indonesia stand-off in the Natunas. Links.
North Korea Propaganda Video Shows Nuclear Strike on Washington DC
South China Sea Update: Understanding the Indonesia-China Row in the Natuna Islands
March 25, 2016
South China Sea Update: Understanding the Indonesia-China Row in the Natuna Islands
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss a recent stand-off between Indonesia and China in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Update: Understanding the Indonesia-China Row in the Natuna Islands
China and the Freedom of Navigation
March 23, 2016
China and the Freedom of Navigation
A “might makes right” approach is hardly a shining example to others.
China and the Freedom of Navigation
South China Sea: China Slams US-Philippines Rotational Basing Agreement
March 23, 2016
South China Sea: China Slams US-Philippines Rotational Basing Agreement
China cites the announcement of U.S. access to Philippines bases as evidence of militarization in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: China Slams US-Philippines Rotational Basing Agreement
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