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New Photographs Show China's South China Sea Artificial Islands Like You've Never Seen Them
February 07, 2018
New Photographs Show China's South China Sea Artificial Islands Like You've Never Seen Them
A look at China's militarization of its artificial islands in high resolution.
New Photographs Show China's South China Sea Artificial Islands Like You've Never Seen Them
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
Manila's Disappointing Reaction to the US FONOP Near Scarborough Shoal
January 23, 2018
Manila's Disappointing Reaction to the US FONOP Near Scarborough Shoal
If claimant states no longer care about freedom of navigation, the U.S. task in the South China Sea may be impossible.
Manila's Disappointing Reaction to the US FONOP Near Scarborough Shoal
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
China 2017: Year in Review
January 10, 2018
China 2017: Year in Review
How might events during the past year foretell Beijing’s actions for 2018?
China 2017: Year in Review
Chinese Construction in the South China Sea: Should ASEAN Be Concerned?
December 26, 2017
Chinese Construction in the South China Sea: Should ASEAN Be Concerned?
With the region largely distracted, ASEAN cannot rely on external help in the South China Sea.
Chinese Construction in the South China Sea: Should ASEAN Be Concerned?
A South China Sea Code of Conduct: Is Real Progress Possible?
November 18, 2017
A South China Sea Code of Conduct: Is Real Progress Possible?
A closer look at steps toward finalizing a long-anticipated Code of Conduct.
A South China Sea Code of Conduct: Is Real Progress Possible?
Parsing Trump’s Recent Policy Statements on the South China Sea
November 17, 2017
Parsing Trump’s Recent Policy Statements on the South China Sea
The U.S.-Vietnam joint statement on the South China Sea contains glaring contradictions.
Parsing Trump’s Recent Policy Statements on the South China Sea
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
November 08, 2017
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Unity in the UN Security Council is key to solving Korean crisis, says Guterres ahead of ASEAN Summit.
On Asia: An Interview With UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
How South Korea and Australia Can Boost Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia
October 27, 2017
How South Korea and Australia Can Boost Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia
South Korea and Australia could be attractive options for Southeast Asian states looking to boost naval capabilities.
How South Korea and Australia Can Boost Naval Modernization in Southeast Asia
South China Sea: Fourth US FONOP in Five Months Suggests a New Operational Rhythm
October 12, 2017
South China Sea: Fourth US FONOP in Five Months Suggests a New Operational Rhythm
The Trump administration has accepted a higher pace of freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: Fourth US FONOP in Five Months Suggests a New Operational Rhythm
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?
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