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South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Scarborough Shoal
May 21, 2019
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Scarborough Shoal
The operation is the second of its kind in the month of May 2019.
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Scarborough Shoal
Andrew Erickson and Ryan Martinson on China and the Maritime Gray Zone
May 14, 2019
Andrew Erickson and Ryan Martinson on China and the Maritime Gray Zone
How China thinks about and acts in the maritime gray zone, and what that means for the region’s future.  
Andrew Erickson and Ryan Martinson on China and the Maritime Gray Zone
Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs
February 15, 2018
Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs
Advances at a recent meeting are much more modest than suggested and conceal the significant challenges that remain.
Beware the Illusion of China-Philippines South China Sea Breakthroughs
Destroyer Visit Puts Japan-Philippines Military Ties in the Spotlight
February 02, 2018
Destroyer Visit Puts Japan-Philippines Military Ties in the Spotlight
Engagement caps an active week for bilateral defense relations.
Destroyer Visit Puts Japan-Philippines Military Ties in the Spotlight
Philippine Navy Deploys Japan-Donated TC-90 Aircraft to Scarborough Shoal in South China Sea
February 02, 2018
Philippine Navy Deploys Japan-Donated TC-90 Aircraft to Scarborough Shoal in South China Sea
The deployment was a first for the Philippine Navy.
Philippine Navy Deploys Japan-Donated TC-90 Aircraft to Scarborough Shoal in South China Sea
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operations Near Scarborough Shoal
January 21, 2018
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operations Near Scarborough Shoal
USS Hopper sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal.
South China Sea: US Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operations Near Scarborough Shoal
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
August 05, 2017
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
As we hear an agreement being talked up, it’s worth being clear about what it means.
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
July 25, 2017
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
Reports indicate Beijing’s coercive efforts continue even as it plays up a cooling down period in the South China Sea.
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
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?
South China Sea: Is China Considering Construction Work at Scarborough Shoal Again?
March 18, 2017
South China Sea: Is China Considering Construction Work at Scarborough Shoal Again?
New signs emerge that the prospect of Chinese construction at South China Sea hasn't entirely faded since 2016.
South China Sea: Is China Considering Construction Work at Scarborough Shoal Again?
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017
February 09, 2017
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017
The South China Sea could heat up as the year goes on.
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
December 08, 2016
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill that would force U.S. sanctions against China over its maritime behavior.
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
November 01, 2016
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
Scarborough Shoal remains under the watch of the China Coast Guard, but Philippine fishermen have access once again.
South China Sea: What Exactly Has Changed At Scarborough Shoal?
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
November 01, 2016
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
The Philippines' president may have pulled off the unthinkable.
Has Duterte Won a South China Sea Concession From China?
South China Sea: Philippine Fishermen Gain Access to Scarborough Shoal After Duterte's China Trip
October 29, 2016
South China Sea: Philippine Fishermen Gain Access to Scarborough Shoal After Duterte's China Trip
Is China extending an olive branch to the Philippines ahead of bilateral talks?
South China Sea: Philippine Fishermen Gain Access to Scarborough Shoal After Duterte's China Trip
Philippine Foreign Policy Under Rodrigo Duterte: Geopolitical Tectonic Shifts?
October 26, 2016
Philippine Foreign Policy Under Rodrigo Duterte: Geopolitical Tectonic Shifts?
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss Philippine foreign policy under Rodrigo Duterte.
Philippine Foreign Policy Under Rodrigo Duterte: Geopolitical Tectonic Shifts?
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