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China Mulls Maritime Law Revisions, Codifying Its South China Sea Practices
February 17, 2017
China Mulls Maritime Law Revisions, Codifying Its South China Sea Practices
Freedom of navigation with Chinese characteristics may be incoming.
China Mulls Maritime Law Revisions, Codifying Its South China Sea Practices
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
May 31, 2016
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
Indonesia and China could be on the verge of another diplomatic stand-off over the Natuna Islands.
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
Taiwan-Japan Fishing Dispute Heats Up
May 03, 2016
Taiwan-Japan Fishing Dispute Heats Up
Taiwan sends Coast Guard and military vessels to enforce its right to fish in what Japan claims as its EEZ.
Taiwan-Japan Fishing Dispute Heats Up
South China Sea: Itu Aba Might Be Key to <em>Philippines v. China</em>
April 30, 2016
South China Sea: Itu Aba Might Be Key to Philippines v. China
Tiny island will determine the true winner in South China Sea lawfare.
South China Sea: Itu Aba Might Be Key to Philippines v. China
Debating Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
November 19, 2015
Debating Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
Continuing the debate on the value of U.S. FONOPs, Sam Bateman responds.
Debating Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea
Why US FON Operations in the South China Sea Make Sense
October 31, 2015
Why US FON Operations in the South China Sea Make Sense
The U.S. Navy’s Freedom of Navigation Program is an important expression of international law.
Why US FON Operations in the South China Sea Make Sense
Watch Out China: Vietnam's Coast Guard Will Fight Back
September 11, 2015
Watch Out China: Vietnam's Coast Guard Will Fight Back
A new Vietnamese regulation will allow its coast guard to use weapons to deter and repel ships.
Watch Out China: Vietnam's Coast Guard Will Fight Back
Pentagon Denounces 'Excessive Maritime Claims' in the South China Sea
August 21, 2015
Pentagon Denounces 'Excessive Maritime Claims' in the South China Sea
China isn't the only country that comes under fire, but its capabilities make it the Pentagon's chief concern.
Pentagon Denounces 'Excessive Maritime Claims' in the South China Sea
Road from Shangri-La: South China Sea Situation Report
June 05, 2015
Road from Shangri-La: South China Sea Situation Report
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Franz-Stefan Gady discuss tensions in the South China Sea with Greg Austin.
Road from Shangri-La: South China Sea Situation Report
A New Model for China-US Relations?
November 10, 2014
A New Model for China-US Relations?
Both countries should do more to alleviate suspicion and defuse tensions.
A New Model for China-US Relations?
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
September 10, 2014
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
The new authority to develop seabed resources may lead to further disputes with China.
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
August 27, 2014
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
The US response to the recent intercept is important in the context of the safety and freedom of international airspace.
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
China’s ‘Dangerous Intercept’ of US Spy Plane
August 23, 2014
China’s ‘Dangerous Intercept’ of US Spy Plane
This week a Chinese jet conducted a “dangerous” intercept of a P-8 Poseidon aircraft, the Pentagon announced on Friday.
China’s ‘Dangerous Intercept’ of US Spy Plane
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
August 19, 2014
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
It is in Europe’s interests to join in defending the concept of freedom of navigation.
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
Australia Launches New Pacific Patrol Boat Program
July 01, 2014
Australia Launches New Pacific Patrol Boat Program
Providing patrol boats to its island neighbors gives Australia influence and stability in its emerging periphery.
Australia Launches New Pacific Patrol Boat Program
Japan, Lawfare and the East China Sea
June 03, 2014
Japan, Lawfare and the East China Sea
Tokyo should consider arbitration for its maritime disputes, although not necessarily for the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands.
Japan, Lawfare and the East China Sea
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