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Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
May 11, 2018
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
In postwar Japan, the coast guard has taken a leading role in defending maritime interests.
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
Is the Philippine Coast Guard Being Militarized?
April 14, 2018
Is the Philippine Coast Guard Being Militarized?
Bureaucratic and financial reasons are the real cause of the influx of military troops into the PCG.
Is the Philippine Coast Guard Being Militarized?
How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
January 04, 2018
How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
Beyond securing disputed maritime rights, the PCG has an important domestic function.
How Does Duterte Use the Philippine Coast Guard?
Why the Philippines Needs to Develop Its Coast Guard
December 20, 2017
Why the Philippines Needs to Develop Its Coast Guard
To defend its claims in the South China Sea, Manila will need more white hulls.
Why the Philippines Needs to Develop Its Coast Guard
Japan, Philippines to Launch Maritime Exercise Amid South China Sea Uncertainty
July 11, 2016
Japan, Philippines to Launch Maritime Exercise Amid South China Sea Uncertainty
Tokyo and Manila will hold joint drills just after a verdict on the Philippines’ South China Sea case against China.
Japan, Philippines to Launch Maritime Exercise Amid South China Sea Uncertainty
Why the Philippines Needs More Than Just Military Upgrades
July 11, 2016
Why the Philippines Needs More Than Just Military Upgrades
Modernizing the Coast Guard is an urgent (but neglected) task for the archipelagic state.
Why the Philippines Needs More Than Just Military Upgrades
Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
August 03, 2015
Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
Fisheries offer both risk and opportunity in disputed waters.
Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
Philippines Buys 100 New Patrol Boats for War on Poaching
June 24, 2015
Philippines Buys 100 New Patrol Boats for War on Poaching
Manila is boosting its capabilities to protect its fisheries.
Philippines Buys 100 New Patrol Boats for War on Poaching
Actually, It Was the Philippines That Bungled the Crisis with Taiwan
May 28, 2013
Actually, It Was the Philippines That Bungled the Crisis with Taiwan
Responding to a recent piece in The Diplomat, Dennis Halpin argues that the missteps were Manila’s.
Actually, It Was the Philippines That Bungled the Crisis with Taiwan
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