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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
Duterte: China's South China Sea Installations Aimed at the United States, Not the Philippines
February 20, 2018
Duterte: China's South China Sea Installations Aimed at the United States, Not the Philippines
The Philippine president made clear that he does not view China's South China Sea installations as a direct threat.
Duterte: China's South China Sea Installations Aimed at the United States, Not the Philippines
New Photographs Show China's South China Sea Artificial Islands Like You've Never Seen Them
February 07, 2018
New Photographs Show China's South China Sea Artificial Islands Like You've Never Seen Them
A look at China's militarization of its artificial islands in high resolution.
New Photographs Show China's South China Sea Artificial Islands Like You've Never Seen Them
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
August 22, 2017
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
Recent events near Pag-asa Island raise distressing questions.
South China Sea: A Chinese 'Invasion' Near the Philippines' Pag-asa Island in the Spratlys?
Alarming Escalation in the South China Sea: China Threatens Force if Vietnam Continues Oil Exploration in Spratlys
July 24, 2017
Alarming Escalation in the South China Sea: China Threatens Force if Vietnam Continues Oil Exploration in Spratlys
A new pattern of Chinese bellicosity?
Alarming Escalation in the South China Sea: China Threatens Force if Vietnam Continues Oil Exploration in Spratlys
China, ASEAN Come to Agreement on a Framework South China Sea Code of Conduct
May 19, 2017
China, ASEAN Come to Agreement on a Framework South China Sea Code of Conduct
The framework appears to focus on general principles, with no agreement on binding rules just yet.
China, ASEAN Come to Agreement on a Framework South China Sea Code of Conduct
China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Gears Up for Maiden Flight
May 03, 2017
China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Gears Up for Maiden Flight
China’s enormous amphibious aircraft completed crucial ground tests over the weekend.
China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Gears Up for Maiden Flight
Maiden Flight of China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Set for May
March 31, 2017
Maiden Flight of China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Set for May
China's new aircraft will be capable of quickly moving cargo and personnel to contested islands in the South China Sea.
Maiden Flight of China-Built World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft Set for May
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