August 27, 2020
In a Drill, Beijing Launches Missiles into the South China Sea
By Abhijnan Rej
The show of resolve comes amidst growing tensions with the U.S. about the future of the region.
June 10, 2020
China’s Tightening Grasp in the South China Sea: A First-Hand Look
By Zachary Williams
A view from the USS America on China's actions -- and U.S. reactions -- in the disputed waters.
May 02, 2020
Amid a Pandemic, China Ramps Up Maritime ‘Micro-Aggressions’
By Ben Lowsen
Beijing is putting up a brash front to hide its growing insecurity.
May 29, 2018
China’s Pursuit of Power in Asian Seas
By Bonnie Girard
U.S. Congressional Research weighs in.
June 22, 2017
Nixed China-Vietnam Meeting Highlights Illusion of South China Sea Calm
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Incident is a warning that despite attempts to downplay the flashpoint, tensions could quickly escalate.