South China Sea: What's Taiwan Building on Itu Aba?
September 21, 2016
South China Sea: What's Taiwan Building on Itu Aba?
Whatever Taipei's building on the west side of Itu Aba, it doesn't want to talk about it.
South China Sea: What's Taiwan Building on Itu Aba?
The Danger of Letting China Set the Pace in the South China Sea
September 16, 2016
The Danger of Letting China Set the Pace in the South China Sea
ASEAN-China Code of Conduct will languish as long as China sets the pace in the South China Sea.
The Danger of Letting China Set the Pace in the South China Sea
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
September 13, 2016
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
The Bashi Channel is seldom discussed, but bears great strategic relevance for the People's Liberation Army.
China's Air Force Revisits the Bashi Channel. Here's Why That Matters
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea
September 12, 2016
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea
Beijing and Moscow will hold the first-ever South China Sea iteration of their Joint Sea exercises.
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea
The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About
September 09, 2016
The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About
The July 12 award offers a sweeping condemnation of Chinese maritime law enforcement practices.
The Crucial South China Sea Ruling No One Is Talking About
Crying Wolf? Contrary to Reports, No Dredges at Scarborough Shoal Yet
September 08, 2016
Crying Wolf? Contrary to Reports, No Dredges at Scarborough Shoal Yet
Images show Chinese Maritime Militia, not Barges, but Filipino Fishermen still blocked from Shoal.
Crying Wolf? Contrary to Reports, No Dredges at Scarborough Shoal Yet
It's Been 120 Days Since the Last South China Sea FONOP. So What?
September 07, 2016
It's Been 120 Days Since the Last South China Sea FONOP. So What?
If the United States wants FONOPs to work, they should ideally be kept to a regular schedule.
It's Been 120 Days Since the Last South China Sea FONOP. So What?
Obama Cancels Scheduled Meeting With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
September 06, 2016
Obama Cancels Scheduled Meeting With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
The meeting would have been the first between the two leaders since Duterte's inauguration.
Obama Cancels Scheduled Meeting With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
China's Non-Chinese Approach to the South China Sea
September 03, 2016
China's Non-Chinese Approach to the South China Sea
Why has China undertaken such a radical departure in its foreign policy approach, as regards the South China Sea?
China's Non-Chinese Approach to the South China Sea
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
August 27, 2016
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss Thailand's new constitution and upcoming Asian summits.
Thailand's Future After the Constitutional Referendum
Duterte: South China Sea Talks With China 'Within The Year'
August 24, 2016
Duterte: South China Sea Talks With China 'Within The Year'
The Philippine president expects bilateral talks to begin within the year.
Duterte: South China Sea Talks With China 'Within The Year'
South China Sea: Fishing in Troubled Waters
August 18, 2016
South China Sea: Fishing in Troubled Waters
Could partnered fisheries enforcement be the best follow up to the recent PCA ruling?
South China Sea: Fishing in Troubled Waters
Is China-Philippines Bilateralism on the South China Sea Going Anywhere?
August 15, 2016
Is China-Philippines Bilateralism on the South China Sea Going Anywhere?
Fidel Ramos' "Track II" overture maintains steam, but can bilateralism lead to a positive outcome?
Is China-Philippines Bilateralism on the South China Sea Going Anywhere?
Is China Bringing its South China Sea Tactics to the East China Sea?
August 11, 2016
Is China Bringing its South China Sea Tactics to the East China Sea?
Plus, PACOM's top man speaks, India and nuclear testing, Afghanistan's sturggle in Helmand, and more. Links.
Is China Bringing its South China Sea Tactics to the East China Sea?
East China Sea Oil Platform Radar: What Good Is It?
August 10, 2016
East China Sea Oil Platform Radar: What Good Is It?
The "military" radar is not in a position to provide much military advantage.
East China Sea Oil Platform Radar: What Good Is It?
East China Sea: Japan Spots Chinese Radar on Gas Exploration Platform
August 09, 2016
East China Sea: Japan Spots Chinese Radar on Gas Exploration Platform
Does the radar suggest the creeping militarization of gas platforms in the East China Sea?
East China Sea: Japan Spots Chinese Radar on Gas Exploration Platform
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