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Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
January 31, 2016
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
On Saturday, the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed within 12 nautical miles of a disputed island in the Paracel Islands.
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
India Approves Security Pacts With Germany
November 20, 2015
India Approves Security Pacts With Germany
India and Germany make moves, Iran's nuke deal implementation, and resolve in the South China Sea. Security updates.
India Approves Security Pacts With Germany
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
China's Big Plans for Big Data
November 07, 2015
China's Big Plans for Big Data
Plus, China's statistical tricks, the Ma-Xi meeting, and what China's destroyer said to the USS Lassen. China links.
China's Big Plans for Big Data
US Astrategic Ambiguity in the South China Sea?
November 05, 2015
US Astrategic Ambiguity in the South China Sea?
With its recent FONOP, Washington has only muddied the waters.
US Astrategic Ambiguity in the South China Sea?
China: Court Ruling on South China Sea Case 'Null and Void'
October 31, 2015
China: Court Ruling on South China Sea Case 'Null and Void'
More on the South China Sea and China's fifth plenum, plus updates on Nepal and China's EU diplomacy. Friday links.
China: Court Ruling on South China Sea Case 'Null and Void'
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
Don’t Underestimate Xi Jinping’s Resolve in the South China Sea
October 29, 2015
Don’t Underestimate Xi Jinping’s Resolve in the South China Sea
U.S. freedom of navigation operations could spark a more intense reaction than Washington bargained for.
Don’t Underestimate Xi Jinping’s Resolve in the South China Sea
US Freedom of Navigation Patrols in the South China Sea: China Reacts
October 27, 2015
US Freedom of Navigation Patrols in the South China Sea: China Reacts
Beijing warned the U.S. that continued patrols would backfire.
US Freedom of Navigation Patrols in the South China Sea: China Reacts
After Months of Waiting, US Finally Begins Freedom of Navigation Patrols Near China's Man-Made Islands
October 27, 2015
After Months of Waiting, US Finally Begins Freedom of Navigation Patrols Near China's Man-Made Islands
The USS Lassen sailed within 12 nautical miles of a Chinese man-made island on October 27, 2015.
After Months of Waiting, US Finally Begins Freedom of Navigation Patrols Near China's Man-Made Islands
US Navy Set to Send Destroyer Within 12 Nautical Miles of Subi, Mischief Reefs
October 27, 2015
US Navy Set to Send Destroyer Within 12 Nautical Miles of Subi, Mischief Reefs
The USS Lassen is expected to imminently begin FONOPs near Subi and Mischief Reefs.
US Navy Set to Send Destroyer Within 12 Nautical Miles of Subi, Mischief Reefs
Further Militarizing the South China Sea May Undermine Freedom of Navigation
October 22, 2015
Further Militarizing the South China Sea May Undermine Freedom of Navigation
U.S. plans to conduct freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea will further destabilize the region.
Further Militarizing the South China Sea May Undermine Freedom of Navigation
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