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Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
January 23, 2015
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
New satellite imagery confirms that it is, with more clarification on specifics.
Is China Building a Base Near the Senkakus?
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
November 24, 2014
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
In its 2014 Report to Congress, the USCC underscores China’s challenge to the U.S. position in East Asia.
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
China and the US-Japan alliance in the East China Sea Dispute
December 27, 2013
China and the US-Japan alliance in the East China Sea Dispute
The U.S. faces important choices in the future as it navigates its alliance with Japan and its rivalry with China.
China and the US-Japan alliance in the East China Sea Dispute
China’s Puzzling ADIZ Decision Making
December 18, 2013
China’s Puzzling ADIZ Decision Making
China's ADIZ announcement may represent a bungled decision-making process.
China’s Puzzling ADIZ Decision Making
China Is Surprisingly OK with South Korea's New ADIZ
December 10, 2013
China Is Surprisingly OK with South Korea's New ADIZ
China's restrained reaction to South Korea's expanded ADIZ further proves that its main concern is Japan.
China Is Surprisingly OK with South Korea's New ADIZ
How to Prevent Accidental Conflict in the East China Sea
December 10, 2013
How to Prevent Accidental Conflict in the East China Sea
China and Japan could avoid conflict in the East China Sea by setting up a "peace zone."
How to Prevent Accidental Conflict in the East China Sea
Why Israel Is Not A Model For China
December 06, 2013
Why Israel Is Not A Model For China
Israel's military toughness is attractive for many Chinese, but its foreign policy stance isn't feasible for Beijing.
Why Israel Is Not A Model For China
With ADIZ, China Emerges As Regional Rule-Maker
December 06, 2013
With ADIZ, China Emerges As Regional Rule-Maker
More ADIZs will follow as China goes further in setting up its own rules in its near abroad.
With ADIZ, China Emerges As Regional Rule-Maker
How China Justifies Its ADIZ - And How It Could Do Better
December 04, 2013
How China Justifies Its ADIZ - And How It Could Do Better
China's contradictory justifications for the ADIZ add to confusion over the zone.
How China Justifies Its ADIZ - And How It Could Do Better
With Air Defense Zone, China is Waging Lawfare
November 30, 2013
With Air Defense Zone, China is Waging Lawfare
The East China Sea ADIZ is consistent with China’s larger, sophisticated strategy toward maritime disputes.
With Air Defense Zone, China is Waging Lawfare
5 Questions on China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
November 29, 2013
5 Questions on China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
“What makes this situation so fraught with peril is the possibility of miscalculation.”
5 Questions on China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
China’s Game of Chicken in the East China Sea
November 27, 2013
China’s Game of Chicken in the East China Sea
Leading from behind at a time when tensions are only mounting would be a tragic mistake.
China’s Game of Chicken in the East China Sea
China May Shoot Down Hostile Airplanes in New Air Defense Zone
November 27, 2013
China May Shoot Down Hostile Airplanes in New Air Defense Zone
“If the subject intruding into the zone disregarded any warning, our pilots have the right to shoot it down.”
China May Shoot Down Hostile Airplanes in New Air Defense Zone
US Bombers Challenge China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
November 27, 2013
US Bombers Challenge China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
Defying orders from Beijing, a pair of B-52 bombers flew over the Senkaku Islands without informing China on Monday.
US Bombers Challenge China’s Air Defense Identification Zone
China Imposes Restrictions on Air Space Over Senkaku Islands
November 23, 2013
China Imposes Restrictions on Air Space Over Senkaku Islands
By establishing the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone, China is trying to create new facts in the air.
China Imposes Restrictions on Air Space Over Senkaku Islands
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