August 01, 2020
Bill Hayton on the South China Sea in 2020
By Ankit Panda
“There is nothing ‘historic’ about China’s ‘historic rights’ claim” in the South China Sea.
December 21, 2019
Malaysia’s New Game in the South China Sea
By Nguyen Hong Thao
What to make of Kuala Lumpur’s new claim to an extended continental shelf in the South China Sea.
August 03, 2017
Indonesia New North Natuna Sea: A Response to an Old China Problem
By Luke Hunt
A recent name change is rooted in deeper disagreements between Jakarta and Beijing related to the South China Sea.
June 24, 2017
Merely Avoiding Conflict in the South China Sea Is Not Good Enough
By Jonathan G. Odom
Management of Asia-Pacific maritime disputes must be both practical and rules-based.
January 24, 2017
China's Maritime Great Wall in the South and East China Seas
By Samir Tata
China is building a maritime cordon sanitaire.
December 20, 2016
China’s Drone Grab and the Dangers of 'Strategic Ambiguity'
By Jeff M. Smith
A closer look at a recent military flashpoint between China and the United States.
August 03, 2016
Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?
By Shawn W. Crispin
Hanoi may yet take Beijing to court.
August 02, 2016
What Now for China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea?
By John Lee
Defending China's "historic rights" in the South China Sea is integral to the Communist Party's political narrative.
July 27, 2016
Why the South China Sea Ruling Is a Game Changer
By Alexander L. Vuving
Make no mistake: the verdict has transformed the strategic landscape.
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?
June 03, 2016
No China Compromise on South China Sea After Philippines Case: Top Chinese Expert
By Prashanth Parameswaran
One of the country’s leading experts suggests there is little reason to expect that Beijing will moderate its stance.