Trying to Solve the Philippines’ South China Sea Conundrum
By Mark J. Valencia
Realistically, joint development of resources is probably the Philippines’ best bet.
The Extraterrestrial Impact of the South China Sea Dispute
By Roncevert Ganan Almond
History offers lessons for the coming legal and geopolitical debates in space.
Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
By Carl Thayer
Revisiting the July 2016 award on the South China Sea disputes between the Philippines and China.
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
By Steven Stashwick
Filipino Fishermen are now ‘canaries in the coal mine’ at contested shoal.
The South China Sea Ruling: Reinforcing China's Negative Image in Japan
By Santosh Sharma Poudel
China's refusal to abide by international rules and norms contributes to its negative image in Japan.
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
By Wang Wen and Chen Xiaochen
The psychology behind global support for China’s South China Sea position: a desire to avoid war.
The Philippines' Triumph: Right Over Might
By Gilberto C. Teodoro, Jr.
It is precisely the fairness and impartiality of the process chosen by Manila to vent its claims that China objects to.
China Flies 'Strategic' Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
By Franz-Stefan Gady
It remains unclear whether the flight over Scarborough Shoal occurred before or after the July 12 PCA verdict.
Enforcing an Unenforceable Ruling in the South China Sea
By Brian McGarry
There is no world police to compel powerful nations to comply with international justice. But there is a private sector.
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
By Harry Krejsa
Will the Philippines' new president snatch defeat from the jaws of victory?
The South China Sea Ruling: China's International Law Dilemma
By Thomas E. Kellogg
"China may be entering a new phase of its relationship with the international order."
What China Can Learn From the South China Sea Case
By Zheng Wang
After a major diplomatic set-back, a look back at how China got to this point.