January 22, 2021
China’s Ocean Policy Specialist to Miss Out on 20th Central Committee
By Tristan Kenderdine
Liu Cigui’s promotion from Hainan party secretary effectively takes him out of the running for the ultimate prize: membership in the CCP Politburo.
January 01, 2020
3 Keys to a Peaceful China-US Maritime Coexistence
By Hu Bo
As U.S.-China frictions grow, the likelihood of a maritime clash increases. Here's how to avoid a worst-case scenario.
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.
April 11, 2017
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
By Tuan N. Pham
What's Beijing’s regional strategy in 2017, how should Washington respond, and where did the Xi-Trump summit fit in?
March 08, 2017
The Power of Ports: China’s Maritime March
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sam Beatson.
March 25, 2016
Maritime Strategy With Chinese Characteristics?
By Ryan D. Martinson
A closer look at the lexicon of China's seaward expansion.
March 15, 2016
China's Plan for Lawfare in the Maritime Domain
By Shannon Tiezzi
"Lawfare" at work in the maritime domain.
July 29, 2015
Beware China’s ‘Basing’ Strategy: Former US Navy Chief
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Admiral Gary Roughead issues a warning about Beijing’s growing network of 'places.'
June 23, 2015
China Prepares Its 172,000 Civilian Ships for War
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Chinese civilian shipbuilders have to ensure that their vessels can be used by the PLAN during times of 'crisis'.