September 23, 2020
In UN Speech, Duterte Stiffens Philippines’ Stance on the South China Sea
By Sebastian Strangio
After four years of flip-flopping, the Philippine President voiced strong support for a Hague ruling rejecting most of China’s claims to disputed waters.
April 26, 2018
The South China Sea and ASEAN's 32nd Summit Meeting
By Carl Thayer
Will Cambodia once again undermine ASEAN’s position on the South China Sea?
September 30, 2016
An Arms Race in Southeast Asia?
By Koh Swee Lean Collin
Yes, Southeast Asian states are bulking up their militaries – but that doesn’t necessarily translate to an arms race.
September 09, 2016
ASEAN and the Need for Consensus
By Shin Kawashima
Media reports that assume that ASEAN members lack agency are getting it wrong.
August 04, 2016
China and Australia: Claws Out for a Paper Cat
By Helen Clark
China has harsh words for Canberra’s response to the recent South China Sea ruling.
July 16, 2016
Interview: The South China Sea Ruling
By Roncevert Ganan Almond
International law expert Roncevert Ganan Almond on the recent ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
July 12, 2016
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing continues to push its South China Sea claims, though many were struck down by an arbitral tribunal today.
July 08, 2016
Why the South China Sea Arbitration Case Matters (Even if China Ignores It)
By Tara Davenport
The Philippines v. China case has value far beyond the simple question of China's compliance.
June 29, 2016
China’s South China Sea Diplomacy Could Use Some Lessons from Africa
By Alfredo C. Robles, Jr.
Beijing could learn a thing or two in the area of peaceful dispute settlement.
June 24, 2016
Just How United Is ASEAN Against China Over the South China Sea?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss ASEAN unity and North Korea's recent Musudan missile testing.