Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
November 26, 2014
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
Prospects for regional security hinges heavily on how these actors relate to the South China Sea issue.
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy
November 26, 2014
China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy
Why ASEAN states should think twice before signing on to China’s treaty of friendship and cooperation.
China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
November 25, 2014
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
Beijing is developing a man-made island on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratlys.
China's Spratlys Airstrip Will Raise South China Sea Stakes
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
November 21, 2014
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
Plans for China’s still nascent coast guard suggest troubled times ahead in disputed waters.
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
November 21, 2014
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
International frustration over outcomes in the South China Sea is a fine outcome for China.
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
November 19, 2014
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
Is there a multilateral mechanism that could manage air and maritime encounters in a tense region?
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
A New Model for China-US Relations?
November 10, 2014
A New Model for China-US Relations?
Both countries should do more to alleviate suspicion and defuse tensions.
A New Model for China-US Relations?
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
November 07, 2014
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
A new survey gauges popular support for actions on China’s maritime disputes, with some surprising results.
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
November 05, 2014
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
The Philippines is seeking to indirectly link its territorial problems with Japanese normalization.
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
October 25, 2014
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
Plus, U.S. and South Korea delay OPCON transfer, PLAN adds a mine countermeasure vessel, and life in North Korea. Weekend links.
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
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
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