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South China Sea: 2 US Navy Destroyers Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Spratlys
May 06, 2019
South China Sea: 2 US Navy Destroyers Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Spratlys
The U.S. Navy's latest freedom of navigation operation challenged excessive Chinese claims in the Spratlys.
South China Sea: 2 US Navy Destroyers Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Spratlys
Philippines Slams China's South China Sea Flotilla
April 08, 2019
Philippines Slams China's South China Sea Flotilla
Manila protested against the presence of hundreds of Chinese vessels near Philippine-controlled islets.
Philippines Slams China's South China Sea Flotilla
US Warships Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Mischief Reef
February 12, 2019
US Warships Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Mischief Reef
The operation is the second to take place in the South China Sea in 2019.
US Warships Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Mischief Reef
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
October 16, 2018
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
Tensions are rising in the South China Sea.
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
October 01, 2018
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
The latest U.S. FONOP testing Chinese maritime claims comes at a time of heightened U.S.-China bilateral tensions.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
South China Sea: Philippine Navy Flagship Runs Aground at Half-Moon Shoal
September 01, 2018
South China Sea: Philippine Navy Flagship Runs Aground at Half-Moon Shoal
BRP Gregorio del Pilar is being recovered after suffering damage.
South China Sea: Philippine Navy Flagship Runs Aground at Half-Moon Shoal
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
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
August 03, 2018
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
The 2019 NDAA calls on the U.S. Department of Defense to make public Chinese militarization activities in the South China Sea.
US 2019 Defense Bill Calls for Public Reporting on China's Militarization Activities in the South China Sea
Is China Using Force or Coercion in the South China Sea?
July 11, 2018
Is China Using Force or Coercion in the South China Sea?
Why words matter.
Is China Using Force or Coercion in the South China Sea?
China's Island Build-Up: The View From Space
July 11, 2018
China's Island Build-Up: The View From Space
Satellite images reveal the scope of China's expanded presence.
China's Island Build-Up: The View From Space
What Will It Take for the PLAN to Come Back to RIMPAC?
June 25, 2018
What Will It Take for the PLAN to Come Back to RIMPAC?
A lot, if you ask the U.S. Senate.
What Will It Take for the PLAN to Come Back to RIMPAC?
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
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
June 05, 2018
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
What is left for the United States to do about China's militarization of the South China Sea?
The South China Sea Conundrum for the United States
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
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
March 25, 2018
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
The United States Navy has carried out another freedom of navigation operation around Mischief Reef.
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
March 20, 2018
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
Vietnam fought China in the South China Sea before and it should be ready to do so again.
Learning From the Battle of the Spratly Islands
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