Is the South China Sea Dispute a Foregone Conclusion?
By Jansen Tham
China has gained an irreversible advantage in the South China Sea.
Indonesia New North Natuna Sea: A Response to an Old China Problem
By Luke Hunt
A recent name change is rooted in deeper disagreements between Jakarta and Beijing related to the South China Sea.
The ASEAN Summits and the South China Sea
By Mark J. Valencia
The U.S.-China tussle over the South China Sea issue will be on display in Manila this week.
Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?
By Shawn W. Crispin
Hanoi may yet take Beijing to court.
Why the South China Sea Ruling Is a Game Changer
By Alexander L. Vuving
Make no mistake: the verdict has transformed the strategic landscape.
Interview: Xue Li on the South China Sea
By Huang Nan, Zhang Juan, and Shannon Tiezzi
Xue Li of CASS explains the nine-dash line, China's South China Sea policy, and what comes after the arbitration ruling.
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
By Bill Hayton
The current understanding of "historic rights" in the South China Sea in China can be traced back to a U.S. diplomat.
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
By Tuan N. Pham
How China seeks to shape maritime law to legitimize its claims.
No China Compromise on South China Sea After Philippines Case: Top Chinese Expert
By Prashanth Parameswaran
One of the country’s leading experts suggests there is little reason to expect that Beijing will moderate its stance.
What Does the Nine-Dash Line Actually Mean?
By Marina Tsirbas
China could clarify what the nine-dash line means -- and reduce tensions -- without giving away any of its territorial claims.
Building Golden Bridges in the South China Sea
By David A. Welch
The world should respond with care to the upcoming tribunal ruling.
South China Sea: Indonesian Navy Fires at and Arrests Chinese Fishermen
By Ankit Panda
Indonesia and China could be on the verge of another diplomatic stand-off over the Natuna Islands.