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South China Sea: Philippines Plans Spratly Upgrades
October 01, 2017
South China Sea: Philippines Plans Spratly Upgrades
The Philippines Armed Forces will upgrade the airstrip on Thitu Island, among other improvement.
South China Sea: Philippines Plans Spratly Upgrades
South China Sea Update: Assessing the Latest Chinese Maritime Activity Near Thitu Island
August 26, 2017
South China Sea Update: Assessing the Latest Chinese Maritime Activity Near Thitu Island
Gregory Poling joins the podcast to go over recent events near Thitu Island in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Update: Assessing the Latest Chinese Maritime Activity Near Thitu Island
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
August 22, 2017
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
Recent events near Pag-asa Island raise distressing questions.
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
Can China Be Taken Seriously on its ‘Word’ to Negotiate Disputed Territory?
August 18, 2017
Can China Be Taken Seriously on its ‘Word’ to Negotiate Disputed Territory?
Beijing has a habit of signing, and then ignoring, “guiding principles” on maintaining the status quo in disputed areas.
Can China Be Taken Seriously on its ‘Word’ to Negotiate Disputed Territory?
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
August 12, 2017
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
The recent ASEAN meetings capped an alarming trend of eroding U.S. influence.
Is America Losing the Soft Power Contest in Southeast Asia?
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
August 10, 2017
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
It was the third freedom of navigation operation conducted during the presidency of Donald Trump.
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
August 09, 2017
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
The three countries jointly called for China and the Philippines to abide by last year's arbitral ruling.
US, Australia, Japan Jointly Challenge China on South China Sea Issue
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
August 08, 2017
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
China welcomes the ASEAN joint communique and expresses confidences in the prospects for China-ASEAN relations
Did China 'Win' at the Manila ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Summit?
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
August 07, 2017
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
How much trade actually transits the South China Sea every year?
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
August 05, 2017
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
As ASEAN nears its 50th anniversary, what challenges does it face as a regional organization?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
July 22, 2017
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
The July 2016 arbitral tribunal ruling failed to change much in the South China Sea, but how far have things come?
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
July 19, 2017
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
Can the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act find strategic ballast?
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
July 17, 2017
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Beijing's behavior continues to flout the July 12 ruling, but it'll stand as a historical fact.
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
July 12, 2017
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
Rodrigo Duterte's entry into the Philippine presidency in June 2016 carried important geopolitical consequences.
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
US B-1B Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Drawing Chinese Protest
July 10, 2017
US B-1B Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Drawing Chinese Protest
China accused the United States of flaunting its military force over the South China Sea following the flights.
US B-1B Bombers Fly Over South China Sea, Drawing Chinese Protest
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
July 03, 2017
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
Just 39 days after a first operation, the Trump administration authorizes a second FONOP in the South China Sea.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
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