Navigating China-US Subsea Cable Competition
By Nathaniel Schochet and Earl Carr
China’s expanded access to and potential manipulation of underwater sea cables necessitate greater attention and joint strategy.
Why Southeast Asian Nations Must Do More to Protect Their Critical Maritime Infrastructure
By Christian Bueger
The region's maritime, cyber, and energy security policies have not yet fully taken maritime infrastructure into account.
China-US Subsea Sparring and the Global Internet
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from April Herlevi.
The Weakest Link: Securing Critical Undersea Infrastructure in ASEAN
By Lucas Snarski
The lack of a regional plan for securing this vital infrastructure leaves Southeast Asian nations vulnerable to disruptions, accidental and otherwise.
Japan: New Lord of the Subsea?
By Geoffrey F. Gresh and Hotaka Nakamura
As threats to the global web of subsea fiber-optic cables become more prominent, Japan has an opportunity to become a leader in submarine cable laying, repair, and security.
After Chinese Vessels Cut Matsu Internet Cables, Taiwan Seeks to Improve Its Communications Resilience
By Wen Lii
When Chinese vessels damaged Matsu’s two sea cables on February 2 and February 8, Matsu’s 13,000 residents were effectively cut off from the internet. How did locals weather the “invisible blockade”?
What’s With Cambodia’s New Huawei Undersea Cable Deal Chatter?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the context and significance of a recent development.
Undersea Cables: How Russia Targets the West’s Soft Underbelly
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Washington is worried about Moscow’s ability to disrupt global Internet communications.