May 10, 2018
Is the South China Sea Dispute a Foregone Conclusion?
By Jansen Tham
China has gained an irreversible advantage in the South China Sea.
August 03, 2017
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.
July 31, 2017
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.
August 03, 2016
Will Vietnam File a South China Sea Case Against China?
By Shawn W. Crispin
Hanoi may yet take Beijing to court.
July 27, 2016
Why the South China Sea Ruling Is a Game Changer
By Alexander L. Vuving
Make no mistake: the verdict has transformed the strategic landscape.
July 06, 2016
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.
June 21, 2016
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.
June 16, 2016
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.
June 03, 2016
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.
June 02, 2016
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.
June 01, 2016
Building Golden Bridges in the South China Sea
By David A. Welch
The world should respond with care to the upcoming tribunal ruling.
May 31, 2016
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.