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Promoting Submarine Operational Safety in the Indo-Pacific
June 09, 2017
Promoting Submarine Operational Safety in the Indo-Pacific
A more holistic framework is needed beyond some of the reactive approaches that have been proposed.
Promoting Submarine Operational Safety in the Indo-Pacific
Where Is Singapore’s New Underwater Naval Protocol?
May 24, 2017
Where Is Singapore’s New Underwater Naval Protocol?
A look at where efforts to extend CUES to the undersea domain lie.
Where Is Singapore’s New Underwater Naval Protocol?
Foreign Warships to Join Singapore For First International Maritime Review
May 02, 2017
Foreign Warships to Join Singapore For First International Maritime Review
Around 30 warships from 20 countries will take part in the review as part of the Singapore Navy’s 50th anniversary.
Foreign Warships to Join Singapore For First International Maritime Review
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
August 18, 2016
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
The Chinese and U.S. navies also held a Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea exercise.
China and US Navies Conduct Joint Search and Rescue Drill
Seeking a US-China Consensus in the South China Sea
July 19, 2016
Seeking a US-China Consensus in the South China Sea
How to manage tensions in the U.S.-China relationship after the South China Sea ruling.
Seeking a US-China Consensus in the South China Sea
Singapore Wants New Rules to Defuse Asia’s Tensions
April 21, 2016
Singapore Wants New Rules to Defuse Asia’s Tensions
The city-state’s defense minister outlines some steps the region can take to lower tensions and reduce risks of miscalculation.
Singapore Wants New Rules to Defuse Asia’s Tensions
Singapore Wants to Defuse South China Sea Tensions With Naval Protocol
March 02, 2016
Singapore Wants to Defuse South China Sea Tensions With Naval Protocol
City-state suggests expanding CUES to lower the temperature over simmering disputes.
Singapore Wants to Defuse South China Sea Tensions With Naval Protocol
US Wants Expanded Naval Protocol Amid China’s South China Sea Assertiveness
February 18, 2016
US Wants Expanded Naval Protocol Amid China’s South China Sea Assertiveness
Senior naval commander reiterates that CUES needs to cover non-military ships too.
US Wants Expanded Naval Protocol Amid China’s South China Sea Assertiveness
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?
Why Did China Detain a Swedish Citizen?
January 23, 2016
Why Did China Detain a Swedish Citizen?
Plus, military drills alarm Taiwan, China's water crisis, and Monster Hunt comes to the US. Friday China links.
Why Did China Detain a Swedish Citizen?
Singapore Calls For More Inclusive Asian Security Order Amid China’s Rise
December 17, 2015
Singapore Calls For More Inclusive Asian Security Order Amid China’s Rise
The city-state’s defense minister calls for “a new accommodation” between the United States and rising powers.
Singapore Calls For More Inclusive Asian Security Order Amid China’s Rise
Malaysia Wants Expanded Naval Protocol Amid South China Sea Disputes
December 04, 2015
Malaysia Wants Expanded Naval Protocol Amid South China Sea Disputes
New navy chief calls for CUES to include other maritime agencies.
Malaysia Wants Expanded Naval Protocol Amid South China Sea Disputes
What Did the 3rd ASEAN Defense Minister’s Meeting Plus Achieve?
November 06, 2015
What Did the 3rd ASEAN Defense Minister’s Meeting Plus Achieve?
Beyond the non-adoption of a joint statement, a look at what was discussed at the ADMM-Plus meeting in Malaysia.
What Did the 3rd ASEAN Defense Minister’s Meeting Plus Achieve?
Top US, Chinese Naval Officials Meet to Discuss South China Sea Tensions
October 29, 2015
Top US, Chinese Naval Officials Meet to Discuss South China Sea Tensions
Top officials from the U.S. and Chinese navies will meet to discuss recent tensions in the South China Sea.
Top US, Chinese Naval Officials Meet to Discuss South China Sea Tensions
The Truth About China’s New South China Sea Drill Proposal with ASEAN
October 17, 2015
The Truth About China’s New South China Sea Drill Proposal with ASEAN
The initiative is less revolutionary than some are making it seem.
The Truth About China’s New South China Sea Drill Proposal with ASEAN
US Admiral: China 'Very Interested' in RIMPAC 2016
August 27, 2015
US Admiral: China 'Very Interested' in RIMPAC 2016
China and America's top naval leaders have a wish-list for the relationship.
US Admiral: China 'Very Interested' in RIMPAC 2016
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