Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
July 26, 2014
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
During a trip to China on Friday, former President Clinton criticized China’s dealings with its smaller neighbors.
Bill Clinton Slams Beijing on South China Sea
4 Reasons China Removed Oil Rig HYSY-981 Sooner Than Planned
July 22, 2014
4 Reasons China Removed Oil Rig HYSY-981 Sooner Than Planned
The reasons China withdrew oil rig HYSY-981 sooner than planned are complex but revealing about its intentions.
4 Reasons China Removed Oil Rig HYSY-981 Sooner Than Planned
East Asia’s Lessons from World War I
July 16, 2014
East Asia’s Lessons from World War I
China may unwittingly find itself facing a similar string of events to those that confronted Germany in 1914.
East Asia’s Lessons from World War I
China’s Rig Departure Proves Nothing
July 16, 2014
China’s Rig Departure Proves Nothing
China has shown an ability to withstand regional pressure, and will likely return on its own terms.
China’s Rig Departure Proves Nothing
US Senate Issues Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Chinese ADIZ
July 15, 2014
US Senate Issues Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Chinese ADIZ
A U.S. Senate resolution condemns Chinese attempts to revise the status quo in the Asia-Pacific.
US Senate Issues Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Chinese ADIZ
China and Strategic Imbalance
July 14, 2014
China and Strategic Imbalance
‘This is the decade of power transitions in Asia.’
China and Strategic Imbalance
Asia-Pacific: A Step Toward Historical Déjà Vu?
July 12, 2014
Asia-Pacific: A Step Toward Historical Déjà Vu?
The power structure forming in the region today has echoes of the past.
Asia-Pacific: A Step Toward Historical Déjà Vu?
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
July 11, 2014
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
As Beijing and Moscow make nice, how should Washington respond?
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
South Asia’s use of international tribunals to settle maritime disputes should be emulated in East Asia.
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
Government Narratives in Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
Government Narratives in Maritime Disputes
Malaysia and Vietnam show the role politicians can play in ratcheting up or down tensions.
Government Narratives in Maritime Disputes
Anti-China Rhetoric Impedes China’s Peaceful Rise
July 05, 2014
Anti-China Rhetoric Impedes China’s Peaceful Rise
By provoking nationalist sentiment, China’s neighbors are preventing its assimilation.
Anti-China Rhetoric Impedes China’s Peaceful Rise
Lawfare or Warfare?: History, International Law and Geo-Strategy
July 04, 2014
Lawfare or Warfare?: History, International Law and Geo-Strategy
The Diplomat's Carl Thayer reports on Vietnam's Da Nang conference on the status of the Paracel Islands.
Lawfare or Warfare?: History, International Law and Geo-Strategy
EU in Asia: Between a Pivot and a Look East
July 03, 2014
EU in Asia: Between a Pivot and a Look East
The security architecture in Asia is changing rapidly, and the EU needs to respond.
EU in Asia: Between a Pivot and a Look East
After China: The Proliferation of Cruise Missiles
July 03, 2014
After China: The Proliferation of Cruise Missiles
China may be demonstrating to its neighbors just how valuable cruise missiles can be.
After China: The Proliferation of Cruise Missiles
Will China's Nine Dashes Ever Turn Into One Line?
July 01, 2014
Will China's Nine Dashes Ever Turn Into One Line?
Why does Beijing keep its dashed-line claim to the South China Sea?
Will China's Nine Dashes Ever Turn Into One Line?
China’s 10 Red Lines in the South China Sea
July 01, 2014
China’s 10 Red Lines in the South China Sea
With the publication of its latest map, China has declared “mapware” in the Western Pacific.
China’s 10 Red Lines in the South China Sea
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