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Why China Will Base an Aircraft Carrier Near the South China Sea
August 05, 2015
Why China Will Base an Aircraft Carrier Near the South China Sea
The real reasons China is so interested in the South China Sea.
Why China Will Base an Aircraft Carrier Near the South China Sea
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
May 22, 2015
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
US diplomacy is not served by exaggerating or inventing military threats, such as threats to commercial shipping.
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
Chinese Air Force Pilots Are <em>Not</em> Going Rogue
August 27, 2014
Chinese Air Force Pilots Are Not Going Rogue
The U.S. has a dangerous tendency of excusing Chinese aggression by blaming it on rogue PLA members.
Chinese Air Force Pilots Are Not Going Rogue
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
July 19, 2014
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
The Category 4 typhoon left over 60 dead and thousands more homeless.
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
China's New Fishing Regulations: An Act of State Piracy?
January 13, 2014
China's New Fishing Regulations: An Act of State Piracy?
Hainan provinces new rules about fishing complicate China's relationship with ASEAN.
China's New Fishing Regulations: An Act of State Piracy?
Hainan's Rules: “Normal and Routine” or “Provocative and Dangerous”?
January 10, 2014
Hainan's Rules: “Normal and Routine” or “Provocative and Dangerous”?
Plus, China's space program, private banks, and bleak prospects for political reform. Friday China links.
Hainan's Rules: “Normal and Routine” or “Provocative and Dangerous”?
Hainan's New Fishing Rules: A Preliminary Analysis
January 10, 2014
Hainan's New Fishing Rules: A Preliminary Analysis
New fishing rules reflect a continued desire to affirm China's maritime sovereignty in a manner inconsistent with UNCLOS.
Hainan's New Fishing Rules: A Preliminary Analysis
Hainan: Chinese Resort Dreams
April 16, 2013
Hainan: Chinese Resort Dreams
Hainan, in the South China Sea, is a resort center with international ambitions.
Hainan: Chinese Resort Dreams
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: An Update
January 03, 2013
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: An Update
“China is unlikely to significantly increase efforts to interfere with freedom of navigation…”
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: An Update
Beijing's Goal: A New Normal
December 04, 2012
Beijing's Goal: A New Normal
By acting as though it exercises jurisdiction over disputed areas, China hopes to create a new status quo.
Beijing's Goal: A New Normal
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: A Preliminary Analysis
December 01, 2012
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: A Preliminary Analysis
Reports that China could board foreign ships in disputed waters are at least premature.
Hainan’s New Maritime Regulations: A Preliminary Analysis
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