May 03, 2019
Might China Withdraw From the UN Law Of The Sea Treaty?
By Mark J. Valencia
The move would come with serious costs – but Beijing might come to think the gains are worth it.
November 22, 2016
Does China Really Want to Lead the World Order?
By Kerry Brown
Despite the alarmist rhetoric we have seen, it is far from clear that this is the case.
August 06, 2016
US Foreign Policy in the Face of a 'Might Makes Right' China
By Andreas Xenachis
"Chinese leaders have concluded that, in international affairs, power is the ultimate and only source of legitimacy."
August 05, 2016
How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part II
By Xue Li and Xu Yanzhuo
The U.S. misunderstood China's position in the SCS and created a self-fulfilling prophecy of Chinese "aggression."
July 14, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: China's International Law Dilemma
By Thomas E. Kellogg
"China may be entering a new phase of its relationship with the international order."
July 13, 2016
China Keeps the Upper Hand, South China Sea Arbitration Ruling Nonwithstanding
By William G. Frasure
The judicial ruling could actually give China the advantage, if Beijing proves it can flout the law with impunity.