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US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
October 01, 2018
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
The latest U.S. FONOP testing Chinese maritime claims comes at a time of heightened U.S.-China bilateral tensions.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?
September 14, 2018
Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?
Are the French and British navies here to stay in the South China Sea?
Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
September 10, 2018
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
The incident was caught on tape by a Japanese television network.
Chinese Navy Frigates Trail Japanese Helicopter Destroyer in the South China Sea
South China Sea: US, China Tussle Over Military Overflight
August 28, 2018
South China Sea: US, China Tussle Over Military Overflight
The United States continues to highlight Chinese rule-breaking in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: US, China Tussle Over Military Overflight
Chinese Navy Surveillance Vessel Observes RIMPAC 2018 Exercises
July 14, 2018
Chinese Navy Surveillance Vessel Observes RIMPAC 2018 Exercises
Once again, China has sent a Type 815 AGI to observe RIMPAC.
Chinese Navy Surveillance Vessel Observes RIMPAC 2018 Exercises
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
July 09, 2018
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
U.S. guided missile destroyers pass through the Taiwan Strait.
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
June 23, 2018
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
The trip will be Mattis' first to China as U.S. secretary of defense.
Mattis to Visit China, Japan, and South Korea With South China Sea, North Korea in Mind
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore
June 08, 2018
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore
The 'Quad' continues to progress and its members have shown interest in meeting regularly.
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Senior Official-Level Quadrilateral Meeting in Singapore
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
June 05, 2018
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
What is left for the United States to do about China's militarization of the South China Sea?
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
May 02, 2018
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
Realpolitik cannot triumph over Moralpolitik.
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
March 25, 2018
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
The United States Navy has carried out another freedom of navigation operation around Mischief Reef.
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
South China Sea Update: The Philippine-China Tick-Tock and the Royal Navy's Interest in Freedom of Navigation
February 23, 2018
South China Sea Update: The Philippine-China Tick-Tock and the Royal Navy's Interest in Freedom of Navigation
Where do Rodrigo Duterte and China go next in the South China Sea?
South China Sea Update: The Philippine-China Tick-Tock and the Royal Navy's Interest in Freedom of Navigation
The British Royal Navy Will Send a Frigate to the South China Sea
February 15, 2018
The British Royal Navy Will Send a Frigate to the South China Sea
A Royal Navy frigate will transit the South China Sea to spotlight freedom of navigation.
The British Royal Navy Will Send a Frigate to the South China Sea
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
January 25, 2018
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
U.S. freedom of navigation operations aren't just about China and the South China Sea.
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Working-Level Quadrilateral Meeting on Regional Cooperation
November 13, 2017
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Working-Level Quadrilateral Meeting on Regional Cooperation
The 'Quad' is back.
US, Japan, India, and Australia Hold Working-Level Quadrilateral Meeting on Regional Cooperation
What’s Next for the US Navy After Its Ship Collisions?
October 21, 2017
What’s Next for the US Navy After Its Ship Collisions?
There are steps Washington can take with its partners to reinforce its regional commitment.
What’s Next for the US Navy After Its Ship Collisions?
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