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Why China Won’t Stop Island Building in the South China Sea
July 02, 2016
Why China Won’t Stop Island Building in the South China Sea
China’s island building is aimed at securing a weak link in its maritime trade networks.
Why China Won’t Stop Island Building in the South China Sea
Reality Check: Who Lacks Self-Restraint in the South China Sea?
June 22, 2016
Reality Check: Who Lacks Self-Restraint in the South China Sea?
A look at the legal precedents that help define China and the Philippines' favorite accusation.
Reality Check: Who Lacks Self-Restraint in the South China Sea?
Top US Navy Officer Visits US Aircraft Carrier in South China Sea
June 07, 2016
Top US Navy Officer Visits US Aircraft Carrier in South China Sea
Amid growing tensions, the U.S. Navy’s highest ranking officer visited the John C. Stennis Strike Group last weekend.
Top US Navy Officer Visits US Aircraft Carrier in South China Sea
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in South China Sea to Deter China
March 05, 2016
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in South China Sea to Deter China
The carrier strike group is conducting ‘routine operations' in the South China Sea, according to U.S. Navy officials.
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in South China Sea to Deter China
Philippine FM: China’s 9-Dash Line a ‘Berlin Wall of the Sea’
December 03, 2015
Philippine FM: China’s 9-Dash Line a ‘Berlin Wall of the Sea’
Before an arbitral tribunal, the Philippines' foreign secretary slams China's actions in the South China Sea.
Philippine FM: China’s 9-Dash Line a ‘Berlin Wall of the Sea’
Land Reclamation Over in the South China Sea? Not So Fast
June 23, 2015
Land Reclamation Over in the South China Sea? Not So Fast
The Diplomat's editors discuss the South China Sea, U.S.-China relations, and Indo-Myanmar relations.
Land Reclamation Over in the South China Sea? Not So Fast
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