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US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
May 17, 2019

US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China

By Annabelle Liang
The U.S. says it has not stepped up maritime patrols to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
February 25, 2018

Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia

By Ankit Panda
The U.S. president said he "would love" to see Australia join the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operations Near Scarborough Shoal
January 21, 2018

South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operations Near Scarborough Shoal

By Ankit Panda
USS Hopper sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal.

Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
September 07, 2017

Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?

By Joseph Bosco
Routine FONOPS in the South China Sea are long overdue -- as are Taiwan Strait passages.

US Freedom of Navigation Challenges in South China Sea on Hold
May 08, 2017

US Freedom of Navigation Challenges in South China Sea on Hold

By Steven Stashwick
Apparent deference to other issues echoes Obama principles in region.

US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
March 27, 2017

US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies

By Ankit Panda
A U.S. B-1B Lancer was warned after entering China's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea.

Mattis Calms Nerves on US South China Sea Policy, But For How Long?
February 06, 2017

Mattis Calms Nerves on US South China Sea Policy, But For How Long?

By Ankit Panda
Jim Mattis shows that not much has changed in U.S. South China Sea policy, but will that last?
Imagining the US Navy's First South China Sea FONOP in the Trump Era
December 02, 2016

Imagining the US Navy's First South China Sea FONOP in the Trump Era

By Ankit Panda
Where the incoming administration chooses to stage the next FONOP will say a lot about tactical choices.

An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?
September 30, 2016

An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?

By Koh Swee Lean Collin
Yes, Southeast Asian states are bulking up their militaries – but that doesn’t necessarily translate to an arms race.

China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
August 29, 2016

China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay

By Ankit Panda
Beijing does not dispute reports that its envoy to Tokyo drew a "red line" for Japan in the South China Sea.

How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part I
August 04, 2016

How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part I

By Xue Li and Xu Yanzhuo
A look at the U.S. position and policy, and why it failed to produce the desired response.

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