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Abductions at Sea: A 3-Way Security Challenge for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
May 05, 2016
Abductions at Sea: A 3-Way Security Challenge for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
As Southeast Asian pirates turn to abductions, what can regional states do?
Abductions at Sea: A 3-Way Security Challenge for Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Aquino Answers Corruption Charges With More Money
July 29, 2014
Aquino Answers Corruption Charges With More Money
The president announces record budgets to pay for popular government programs and secure his legacy.
Aquino Answers Corruption Charges With More Money
How Indonesia and the Philippines Solved Their Maritime Dispute
June 14, 2014
How Indonesia and the Philippines Solved Their Maritime Dispute
The recent Indonesian-Philippine maritime pact offers important lessons for the South China Sea disputes.
How Indonesia and the Philippines Solved Their Maritime Dispute
Vietnam Threatens Legal Action Against China
June 02, 2014
Vietnam Threatens Legal Action Against China
Vietnam appears set to use international law to settle its territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea.
Vietnam Threatens Legal Action Against China
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
May 14, 2014
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
It’s time for the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei to resolve their own territorial disputes.
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
Reviewing Obama’s Trip to Asia
April 30, 2014
Reviewing Obama’s Trip to Asia
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Jonathan Pollack, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about Obama’s goals for the trip, and the major events at each of his stops.
Reviewing Obama’s Trip to Asia
Second Thomas Shoal Tensions Intensify
March 13, 2014
Second Thomas Shoal Tensions Intensify
The Philippines, China, and the U.S. are upping a war of words over Beijing’s blocking of Filipino civilian vessels.
Second Thomas Shoal Tensions Intensify
US Challenges China’s Nine-Dash Line Claim
February 12, 2014
US Challenges China’s Nine-Dash Line Claim
In a clear policy shift, Washington is now challenging the basis of China’s claim to most of the South China Sea.
US Challenges China’s Nine-Dash Line Claim
US Warns China Against a South China Sea ADIZ
December 18, 2013
US Warns China Against a South China Sea ADIZ
The warning was part of a broader criticism of China's actions in the South China Sea.
US Warns China Against a South China Sea ADIZ
Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims
October 30, 2013
Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims
Manila falsely accusing China is an embarrassment that raises questions about its capabilities.
Philippines Should Apologize for False Scarborough Claims
Why is China Isolating Japan and the Philippines?
October 26, 2013
Why is China Isolating Japan and the Philippines?
Even as they charm other nations, Chinese leaders have continued tensions with Manila and Tokyo.
Why is China Isolating Japan and the Philippines?
The Philippines is Building a New Naval Base in South China Sea
October 08, 2013
The Philippines is Building a New Naval Base in South China Sea
The new base at Oyster Bay will host the Philippines’ two naval cutters and U.S. naval forces.
The Philippines is Building a New Naval Base in South China Sea
Asia's Next High Seas Drama
May 14, 2013
Asia's Next High Seas Drama
Tensions between Taiwan and the Philippines are running high after the death of Taiwanese fisherman.
Asia's Next High Seas Drama
May 03, 2013
Asia's Rising Economic Star: The Philippines?
As the IMF cut its growth forecasts for China, Taiwan, India, and others one nation continues to impress.
Asia's Rising Economic Star: The Philippines?
The U.S. and the Philippines: A Vital Partnership
April 23, 2013
The U.S. and the Philippines: A Vital Partnership
In light of present challenges, the United States and the Philippines must strengthen their alliance.
The U.S. and the Philippines: A Vital Partnership
New Pope Hails from Latin America, Signals a Shift
March 14, 2013
New Pope Hails from Latin America, Signals a Shift
The newly appointed Pope Francis hails from Argentina – a break with the church’s Euro-centric past.
New Pope Hails from Latin America, Signals a Shift
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