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Maritime Security Cooperation in the South China Sea: Sailing In Different Directions
September 17, 2018
Maritime Security Cooperation in the South China Sea: Sailing In Different Directions
“The diplomatic graveyard is full of failed proposals and efforts that did not take regional realities into account.”
Maritime Security Cooperation in the South China Sea: Sailing In Different Directions
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
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
June 13, 2018
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
Indonesia has won a seat at the UN’s top body. Time to make good use of this chance to advance maritime security.
Indonesia’s Chance to Advocate Maritime Security Issues on the Security Council
Consensus by Deletion: Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Leaders' Summit and the South China Sea
April 30, 2018
Consensus by Deletion: Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Leaders' Summit and the South China Sea
A close look at the recent summit's chairman's statement shows the grouping's continued subdued treatment of the South China Sea disputes.
Consensus by Deletion: Reviewing the 32nd ASEAN Leaders' Summit and the South China Sea
India's Lone <em>Arihant</em>-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months
January 09, 2018
India's Lone Arihant-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months
The Indian Navy has a serious submarine operations problem.
India's Lone Arihant-class SSBN Has Been Out of Service for Months
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
July 19, 2017
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
Can the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act find strategic ballast?
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
June 14, 2017
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
Three Chinese warships are in Pakistan for a four-day visit that will include training exercises.
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
US Navy and Marine Corps Preparing for Combat in the Littoral
April 28, 2017
US Navy and Marine Corps Preparing for Combat in the Littoral
New war-fighting concepts enable a "denial" strategy against China.
US Navy and Marine Corps Preparing for Combat in the Littoral
Pakistan Kicks off Large Multinational Naval Exercise
February 11, 2017
Pakistan Kicks off Large Multinational Naval Exercise
The naval drill involves 37 countries including China, Russia, and the United States.
Pakistan Kicks off Large Multinational Naval Exercise
John F. Lehman, Former US Secretary of the Navy, on the South China Sea
October 10, 2016
John F. Lehman, Former US Secretary of the Navy, on the South China Sea
John F. Lehman, former U.S. secretary of the navy, speaks to The Diplomat on U.S. strategy in the South China Sea.
John F. Lehman, Former US Secretary of the Navy, on the South China Sea
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
August 08, 2016
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
Chinese Coast Guard accompanied scores of fishermen to the waters around the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Japan: 7 Chinese Coast Guard Ships, 230 Fishing Boats in Disputed East China Sea Waters
South China Sea Ruling: Can This be India’s Moment in the Indo-Pacific?
July 19, 2016
South China Sea Ruling: Can This be India’s Moment in the Indo-Pacific?
The South China Sea ruling against China presents an immense opportunity for India.
South China Sea Ruling: Can This be India’s Moment in the Indo-Pacific?
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
Chinese Fighter Conducts 'Unsafe' Intercept of US Spy Plane in East China Sea
June 08, 2016
Chinese Fighter Conducts 'Unsafe' Intercept of US Spy Plane in East China Sea
The “unsafe” intercept occurred on Tuesday in international airspace over the East China Sea.
Chinese Fighter Conducts 'Unsafe' Intercept of US Spy Plane in East China Sea
South China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Recon Aircraft
May 19, 2016
South China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Recon Aircraft
The incident could have violated existing bilateral procedures between the United States and China.
South China Sea: 2 Chinese Fighters Conduct 'Unsafe' Intercept of US EP-3 Recon Aircraft
South China Sea: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation Near Fiery Cross Reef
May 10, 2016
South China Sea: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation Near Fiery Cross Reef
The USS William P. Lawrence conducted an innocent passage near Fiery Cross Reef.
South China Sea: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation Near Fiery Cross Reef
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