July 11, 2018
Is China Using Force or Coercion in the South China Sea?
By Constantinos Yiallourides
Why words matter.
January 21, 2017
International Law Is Under Siege in the South China Sea
By Douglas Gates
China is the latest to flout international law, but the United States paved the way.
July 28, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: Reinforcing China's Negative Image in Japan
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
China's refusal to abide by international rules and norms contributes to its negative image in Japan.
July 20, 2016
International Law Won't Stop China in the South China Sea
By Aurelia George Mulgan
Countering power with rules is doomed to fail in the South China Sea.
July 19, 2016
The Philippines' Triumph: Right Over Might
By Gilberto C. Teodoro, Jr.
It is precisely the fairness and impartiality of the process chosen by Manila to vent its claims that China objects to.
July 16, 2016
Parenting China, the Teenage Power
By David Lai and Fred Gellert
Understanding the U.S.-China relationship through a familial metaphor.
June 17, 2016
After the South China Sea Ruling
By Tuan N. Pham
The long-awaited Tribunal’s merits ruling will come soon. What happens then?
March 15, 2016
China's Plan for Lawfare in the Maritime Domain
By Shannon Tiezzi
"Lawfare" at work in the maritime domain.
November 03, 2015
International Law Is the Real Threat to China's South China Sea Claims
By Jill Goldenziel
If an arbitral tribunal finds China in breach of UNCLOS, the international pressure on Beijing would be enormous.
September 07, 2014
China Forging International Law: The SCO Experience
By David Suter
The rules adopted for the SCO are revealing of Beijing’s attitude towards international law in general.