Law Challenges China Dream for Control of South China Sea

With its hard line, China has painted itself into a corner while increasing the chance of conflict with its neighbors
Nayan Chanda
July 14, 2016

The Politics of Memory: Tiananmen at 27

China’s leaders moved ahead with economic reforms soon after the Tiananmen crackdown, but silenced politics and memories
Nick Frisch
June 14, 2016

For the US, Sailing Around the South China Sea Is Not Strategy

US naval excursions are temporary response to Beijing’s permanent islands and equipment in the South China Sea
Harry J. Kazianis
June 2, 2016

With Eye on China, Obama Strengthens Ties With Vietnam

The US lifts an arms embargo for once nemesis Vietnam, but the latter does not want China to worry
Murray Hiebert
May 24, 2016

Japan Trains Others to Enforce Law in East, South China Seas

Boosting and training coast guards is a civilian-power solution to tensions in the East and South China Seas
Yoichi Funabashi
May 19, 2016

Of Two Minds on China

One side of China pursues openness and reforms; another side insists that unity and stability are paramount
Terry Lautz
May 12, 2016

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