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Is Indonesia Beijing’s Next Target in the South China Sea?
October 02, 2014
Is Indonesia Beijing’s Next Target in the South China Sea?
Until recently, Indonesia seemed immune to the maritime disputes. That could be changing.
Is Indonesia Beijing’s Next Target in the South China Sea?
China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order
July 18, 2014
China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order
China and the US need to make another grand bargain and transform the regional security order.
China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
South Asia’s use of international tribunals to settle maritime disputes should be emulated in East Asia.
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
Anti-China Rhetoric Impedes China’s Peaceful Rise
July 05, 2014
Anti-China Rhetoric Impedes China’s Peaceful Rise
By provoking nationalist sentiment, China’s neighbors are preventing its assimilation.
Anti-China Rhetoric Impedes China’s Peaceful Rise
What Should the US Do About Closer Sino-Russian Ties?
June 06, 2014
What Should the US Do About Closer Sino-Russian Ties?
Why Washington should resist the temptation to overreact to their growing convergence.
What Should the US Do About Closer Sino-Russian Ties?
Taiwan: An Emerging Asset for Chinese Expansion?
June 03, 2014
Taiwan: An Emerging Asset for Chinese Expansion?
A cross-Strait political agreement could bolster both Chinese and Taiwanese claims in East Asia.
Taiwan: An Emerging Asset for Chinese Expansion?
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
December 27, 2013
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
The Diplomat's editors wrap up the top trends and stories from 2013 ahead of the New Year.
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
China and Japan: Uprating National Security
December 05, 2013
China and Japan: Uprating National Security
Both countries are trying to centralize security decision-making. Could this help avoid a clash?
China and Japan: Uprating National Security
Asia’s Maritime Disputes 101
September 27, 2013
Asia’s Maritime Disputes 101
The Council on Foreign Relations’ new interactive overview of China’s maritime disputes is not to be missed.
Asia’s Maritime Disputes 101
The Tide of History Breaks in August
August 30, 2012
The Tide of History Breaks in August
A combustible mix of history, current events, and leadership transitions all combine to stoke regional tensions.
The Tide of History Breaks in August
A Deadly Brew: Resources, Nationalism, and History
August 17, 2012
A Deadly Brew: Resources, Nationalism, and History
Why China and other nations competing for various islands could use joint-development to ease tensions.
A Deadly Brew: Resources, Nationalism, and History
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