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India Opens Door to Japanese Assistance in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
March 12, 2016
India Opens Door to Japanese Assistance in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
For the first time, India is accepting foreign infrastructure assistance on the strategically important islands.
India Opens Door to Japanese Assistance in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
After Djibouti Base, China Eyes Additional Overseas Military 'Facilities'
March 09, 2016
After Djibouti Base, China Eyes Additional Overseas Military 'Facilities'
China's foreign minister hints at an expansion of Chinese bases beyond just Djibouti. That shouldn't be a surprise.
After Djibouti Base, China Eyes Additional Overseas Military 'Facilities'
Report: Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Take Over Spratly Island Feature From Philippines
March 02, 2016
Report: Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Take Over Spratly Island Feature From Philippines
Chinese coast guard vessels have expelled Filipino fishermen from Jackson Shoal in the South China Sea.
Report: Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Take Over Spratly Island Feature From Philippines
Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
February 29, 2016
Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
China's defense ministry has confirmed that construction has started on its "support facilities" in Djibouti.
Confirmed: Construction Begins on China's First Overseas Military Base in Djibouti
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
February 01, 2016
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
Does China need to dominate the Indian Ocean in order to have a world-class navy?
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
Unplanned Encounters in the South China Sea: Under Control?
January 25, 2016
Unplanned Encounters in the South China Sea: Under Control?
There's some good news in the South China Sea, despite rising tensions over disputed maritime claims.
Unplanned Encounters in the South China Sea: Under Control?
How Asians Came to See the Seas and Naval Strategy Like the West
December 04, 2015
How Asians Came to See the Seas and Naval Strategy Like the West
Asians' perceptions of seapower have changed over time, but not as much as you'd think.
How Asians Came to See the Seas and Naval Strategy Like the West
Next US Navy South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Operation: Mischief Reef
November 23, 2015
Next US Navy South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Operation: Mischief Reef
The U.S. Navy will likely sail within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef soon.
Next US Navy South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Operation: Mischief Reef
Could Climate Change Cooperation Ease Tensions in the South China Sea?
November 14, 2015
Could Climate Change Cooperation Ease Tensions in the South China Sea?
Climate change could be a net positive for stability in the South China Sea.
Could Climate Change Cooperation Ease Tensions in the South China Sea?
Setting the Record Straight on US Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
November 11, 2015
Setting the Record Straight on US Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
Details on the late October FON operation have been slim, but they matter immensely.
Setting the Record Straight on US Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
South China Sea Update: Freedom of Navigation Operations and International Law
October 30, 2015
South China Sea Update: Freedom of Navigation Operations and International Law
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss recent developments in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Update: Freedom of Navigation Operations and International Law
Is This the Most Underestimated Ship in China's Navy?
October 06, 2015
Is This the Most Underestimated Ship in China's Navy?
China's Type 71 Yuzhao-class can be a great asset in a wide range of missions.
Is This the Most Underestimated Ship in China's Navy?
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
October 05, 2015
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
Chinese military installations in the Indian Ocean are still a possibility, not a certainty.
Where Is the 'String of Pearls' in 2015?
Is This China's First Homemade Aircraft Carrier?
October 02, 2015
Is This China's First Homemade Aircraft Carrier?
China is working on its second aircraft carrier, the first to be indigenously built.
Is This China's First Homemade Aircraft Carrier?
China's Navy Makes First-Ever Tour of Europe's Arctic States
October 02, 2015
China's Navy Makes First-Ever Tour of Europe's Arctic States
With historic visits to Denmark, Finland, and Sweden, the PLAN is breaking new ground.
China's Navy Makes First-Ever Tour of Europe's Arctic States
'North to Alaska:' US and Chinese Competing Visions of Maritime Fair Use
September 29, 2015
'North to Alaska:' US and Chinese Competing Visions of Maritime Fair Use
What makes the Chinese transit of the Aleutians provocative to some is an apparent hypocrisy.
'North to Alaska:' US and Chinese Competing Visions of Maritime Fair Use
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