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Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
June 28, 2017
Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
Revisiting the July 2016 award on the South China Sea disputes between the Philippines and China.
Dead in the Water: The South China Sea Arbitral Award, One Year Later
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
April 14, 2017
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
Filipino Fishermen are now ‘canaries in the coal mine’ at contested shoal.
Can the US Be Reassured by China’s Quiet Compliance With Court Ruling at Scarborough Shoal?
The South China Sea Ruling: Reinforcing China's Negative Image in Japan
July 28, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: Reinforcing China's Negative Image in Japan
China's refusal to abide by international rules and norms contributes to its negative image in Japan.
The South China Sea Ruling: Reinforcing China's Negative Image in Japan
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
July 27, 2016
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
The psychology behind global support for China’s South China Sea position: a desire to avoid war.
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why
The Philippines' Triumph: Right Over Might
July 19, 2016
The Philippines' Triumph: Right Over Might
It is precisely the fairness and impartiality of the process chosen by Manila to vent its claims that China objects to.
The Philippines' Triumph: Right Over Might
China Flies 'Strategic' Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
July 19, 2016
China Flies 'Strategic' Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
It remains unclear whether the flight over Scarborough Shoal occurred before or after the July 12 PCA verdict.
China Flies 'Strategic' Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
Enforcing an Unenforceable Ruling in the South China Sea
July 16, 2016
Enforcing an Unenforceable Ruling in the South China Sea
There is no world police to compel powerful nations to comply with international justice. But there is a private sector.
Enforcing an Unenforceable Ruling in the South China Sea
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
July 15, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
Will the Philippines' new president snatch defeat from the jaws of victory?
Rodrigo Duterte’s Turn in the South China Sea
The South China Sea Ruling: China's International Law Dilemma
July 14, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: China's International Law Dilemma
"China may be entering a new phase of its relationship with the international order."
The South China Sea Ruling: China's International Law Dilemma
What China Can Learn From the South China Sea Case
July 14, 2016
What China Can Learn From the South China Sea Case
After a major diplomatic set-back, a look back at how China got to this point.
What China Can Learn From the South China Sea Case
Post-South China Sea Arbitration: The Philippines’ Balancing Act
July 14, 2016
Post-South China Sea Arbitration: The Philippines’ Balancing Act
How can Manila leverage a favorable (but unenforceable) ruling to its advantage?
Post-South China Sea Arbitration: The Philippines’ Balancing Act
What the South China Sea Ruling Means
July 13, 2016
What the South China Sea Ruling Means
A look at the potential implications of the verdict on the Philippines’ South China Sea case.
What the South China Sea Ruling Means
South China Sea Verdict: US Reactions
July 13, 2016
South China Sea Verdict: US Reactions
The U.S. State Department calls for a peaceful resolution of the maritime disputes in accordance with international law.
South China Sea Verdict: US Reactions
China Keeps the Upper Hand, South China Sea Arbitration Ruling Nonwithstanding
July 13, 2016
China Keeps the Upper Hand, South China Sea Arbitration Ruling Nonwithstanding
The judicial ruling could actually give China the advantage, if Beijing proves it can flout the law with impunity.
China Keeps the Upper Hand, South China Sea Arbitration Ruling Nonwithstanding
Taiwan: South China Sea Ruling 'Completely Unacceptable'
July 13, 2016
Taiwan: South China Sea Ruling 'Completely Unacceptable'
Taiwan denounces the tribunal's decision that Itu Aba is a rock, not an island.
Taiwan: South China Sea Ruling 'Completely Unacceptable'
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
July 12, 2016
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
Beijing continues to push its South China Sea claims, though many were struck down by an arbitral tribunal today.
China: Tribunal Ruling 'Null and Void', Will Not Affect South China Sea Claims
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