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Is the South China Sea Dispute a Foregone Conclusion?
May 10, 2018
Is the South China Sea Dispute a Foregone Conclusion?
China has gained an irreversible advantage in the South China Sea.
Is the South China Sea Dispute a Foregone Conclusion?
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
May 08, 2018
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
A blueprint for pushing back against China's militarization of the South China Sea.
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
May 02, 2018
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
Realpolitik cannot triumph over Moralpolitik.
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
Are US FONOPs in the South China Sea Necessary?
October 28, 2017
Are US FONOPs in the South China Sea Necessary?
Written communiques and diplomacy are enough for most countries to object to overly extensive maritime claims.
Are US FONOPs in the South China Sea Necessary?
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
August 16, 2017
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
Beijing clearly understands its maritime rights, but does not necessarily tolerate and accept the same rights for others.
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
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
A More Muscular Britain in the South China Sea?
August 01, 2017
A More Muscular Britain in the South China Sea?
The hype surrounding the UK’s future role on the issue needs to be put into proper perspective.
A More Muscular Britain in the South China Sea?
The ASEAN Summits and the South China Sea
July 31, 2017
The ASEAN Summits and the South China Sea
The U.S.-China tussle over the South China Sea issue will be on display in Manila this week.
The ASEAN Summits and the South China Sea
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
July 21, 2017
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
The cooling down some are playing up masks underlying tensions and broader strategic realities.
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
US FONOPs in the South China Sea: Intent, Effectiveness, and Necessity
July 11, 2017
US FONOPs in the South China Sea: Intent, Effectiveness, and Necessity
Do U.S. FONOPs actually serve a purpose?
US FONOPs in the South China Sea: Intent, Effectiveness, and Necessity
The US Navy's First Trump-Era South China Sea FONOP Just Happened: First Takeaways and Analysis
May 25, 2017
The US Navy's First Trump-Era South China Sea FONOP Just Happened: First Takeaways and Analysis
A U.S. warship finally passes within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef.
The US Navy's First Trump-Era South China Sea FONOP Just Happened: First Takeaways and Analysis
US Freedom of Navigation Challenges in South China Sea on Hold
May 08, 2017
US Freedom of Navigation Challenges in South China Sea on Hold
Apparent deference to other issues echoes Obama principles in region.
US Freedom of Navigation Challenges in South China Sea on Hold
China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
August 29, 2016
China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
Beijing does not dispute reports that its envoy to Tokyo drew a "red line" for Japan in the South China Sea.
China's 'Red Line' Warning to Japan on South China Sea FONOPs Is Here to Stay
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