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Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
August 15, 2018
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
What lies ahead for the South China Sea?
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
August 10, 2018
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
Since 1991, five of seven countries with a claim in the South China Sea have purchased at least one attack submarine.
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
Maintaining the International Order in Asian Seas
August 06, 2018
Maintaining the International Order in Asian Seas
Why international law is the basis for settling maritime disputes.
Maintaining the International Order in Asian Seas
China’s South China Sea Project Must Not Succeed
August 06, 2018
China’s South China Sea Project Must Not Succeed
The international community shouldn’t quietly let China ignore the 2016 decision.
China’s South China Sea Project Must Not Succeed
ASEAN and China Set to Agree on Single Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
July 27, 2018
ASEAN and China Set to Agree on Single Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
What is the significance of the agreement between ASEAN members and China on a Single Draft COC Negotiating Text?
ASEAN and China Set to Agree on Single Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
July 09, 2018
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
U.S. guided missile destroyers pass through the Taiwan Strait.
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
Japan, Indonesia Strengthen Maritime Ties Amid 60th Anniversary
June 29, 2018
Japan, Indonesia Strengthen Maritime Ties Amid 60th Anniversary
The “free and open Indo-Pacific” was on display during Foreign Minister Taro Kono's first trip to Indonesia.
Japan, Indonesia Strengthen Maritime Ties Amid 60th Anniversary
The Geopolitical Significance of Anti-China Protests in Vietnam
June 26, 2018
The Geopolitical Significance of Anti-China Protests in Vietnam
What do recent anti-China protests reveal and not reveal about the nature of Chinese overseas investment in Asian countries?
The Geopolitical Significance of Anti-China Protests in Vietnam
China’s New Missiles in the Spratlys May be a Turning Point
June 14, 2018
China’s New Missiles in the Spratlys May be a Turning Point
There is no longer any reason for China to acknowledge the diplomatic fig leaf of Xi Jinping’s “militarization” assurance.
China’s New Missiles in the Spratlys May be a Turning Point
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
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