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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
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
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