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South China Sea: US Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Scarborough Shoal
June 06, 2018
South China Sea: US Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Scarborough Shoal
The bombers were en route to Guam from Diego Garcia.
South China Sea: US Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Scarborough Shoal
The 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: Probing the 'Indo-Pacific' and Deterring the Fait Accompli
June 05, 2018
The 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: Probing the 'Indo-Pacific' and Deterring the Fait Accompli
Familiar themes and new anxieties were apparent at Asia's premier security dialogue in 2018.
The 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: Probing the 'Indo-Pacific' and Deterring the Fait Accompli
India and Indonesia Come Together in the Indo-Pacific
May 30, 2018
India and Indonesia Come Together in the Indo-Pacific
What will it take for India's relationship with Indonesia to progress to the next level?
India and Indonesia Come Together in the Indo-Pacific
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
May 24, 2018
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
The U.S. takes a long overdue step, but don't expect it to shift the needle on how China behaves in the South China Sea.
What the Trump Administration's Decision to Disinvite the Chinese Navy From RIMPAC 2018 Means
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
May 22, 2018
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
Expect these bombers to come to one of China's three airstrip-equipped Spratly artificial islands soon.
South China Sea: What China's First Strategic Bomber Landing on Woody Island Means
Working with Vietnam, Russia's Rosneft Draws China’s Ire
May 19, 2018
Working with Vietnam, Russia's Rosneft Draws China’s Ire
Rosneft is a crucial arm of Russian foreign policy, yet functions at times without direct Kremlin involvement.
Working with Vietnam, Russia's Rosneft Draws China’s Ire
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
May 18, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
With Mahathir back, does Malaysia's foreign policy anticipate continuity or change?
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft to Be Ready for Delivery by 2022
May 15, 2018
China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft to Be Ready for Delivery by 2022
China’s AG600 is expected to be ready for delivery to customers by 2022.
China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft to Be Ready for Delivery by 2022
What’s in the Japan-Philippines Maritime Patrol Near the South China Sea?
May 12, 2018
What’s in the Japan-Philippines Maritime Patrol Near the South China Sea?
The two countries continue their defense cooperation amid troubling developments in the maritime realm.
What’s in the Japan-Philippines Maritime Patrol Near the South China Sea?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
May 06, 2018
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
Are Asian militaries taking the challenges of conventional deterrence seriously?
Conventional Deterrence in the Asia-Pacific Region
China Deploys Long-Range Anti-Ship and Anti-Air Missiles to Spratly Islands For First Time
May 05, 2018
China Deploys Long-Range Anti-Ship and Anti-Air Missiles to Spratly Islands For First Time
Missiles are unambiguous 'militarization' of disputed islands.
China Deploys Long-Range Anti-Ship and Anti-Air Missiles to Spratly Islands For First Time
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
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
April 26, 2018
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
The statement takes aim at China without mentioning it by name.
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
April 17, 2018
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
Washington failed to back up its words with action after Beijing pressured Hanoi into abandoning a South China Sea oil drilling project.
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
April 11, 2018
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
A U.S. carrier strike group showed off its ability to rapidly launch fighters in the South China Sea.
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
April 10, 2018
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Chinese president sought to indirectly address concerns in Washington, but his assurances likely won't be sufficient.
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
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