June 12, 2020
China-US Military Confrontation in the South China Sea: Fact and Fiction
By Hu Bo
The China-U.S. rivalry in the South China Sea is certainly growing, but war is still some way off.
June 10, 2020
South China Sea: US Joins the Battle of Diplomatic Notes
By Nguyen Hong Thao
Washington’s letter on the South China Sea to the UN secretary general supports the position expressed by Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
November 08, 2019
US-China Competition Will Heat up the South China Sea
By Wu Shicun
The competition between major countries will be the biggest threat to stability in the region.
June 22, 2018
Toward a New Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea
By Patrick M. Cronin and Melodie Ha
How the US can reformulate its approach to China in the maritime domain.
August 04, 2016
How the US Misjudged the South China Sea, Part I
By Xue Li and Xu Yanzhuo
A look at the U.S. position and policy, and why it failed to produce the desired response.
April 01, 2016
What's Behind US Military Moves in the South China Sea?
By Hu Bo
In the South China Sea, the U.S. military has put on a show similar to a Hollywood blockbuster.
February 20, 2016
5 Myths About China's Missile Deployment on Woody Island
By Jin Kai
The United States' criticisms of China in the South China Sea are misleading -- likely intentionally so.
May 14, 2015
How Would the US Challenge China in the South China Sea?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at how one proposal might work.