June 29, 2022
China’s Vast Maritime Claims Are Becoming Reality
By Raymond Powell
Recent comments from Chinese officials highlight how Beijing purposefully conflates existing legal terminology with its own extralegal claims.
April 28, 2021
China’s Coast Guard Law Challenges Rule-Based Order
By Wataru Okada
The international community must respond to China’s maritime coercion.
July 28, 2020
The Environmental Costs of China’s Maritime Ambition
By Paula Knack
Too many Chinese vessels, whether fishing boats or dredgers, destroy marine protected areas.
May 05, 2020
Concert of Indo-Pacific: An Option for Peace and Order in the East Asian Seas
By Thuc D. Pham
Suggestions for lasting peace in the South China Sea and beyond need to incorporate small and medium states as well.
March 17, 2018
How Should the US Engage China in Space?
By Adam Yang
Examining the maritime domain for lessons on a strategic way forward for U.S.-China cooperation.
August 16, 2017
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
By Tuan N. Pham
Beijing clearly understands its maritime rights, but does not necessarily tolerate and accept the same rights for others.
June 02, 2017
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
By Kyle Haynes
Of course China wants hegemony in its backyard. The better question is what Beijing will do afterwards.
May 30, 2017
Where Is China's New Underwater System in the East and South China Seas?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
China's move toward an undersea observation network appears to be progressing.