The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative
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The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative is an interactive, regularly-updated source for information, analysis, and policy exchange on maritime security issues in Asia. It was launched by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
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ANALYSIS: Quad Alliance Cooperation from a Japanese Perspective
The early days of Quad cooperation suggest it could serve as a useful framework for maintaining rule-based order in the Indo-Pacific.
ANALYSIS: Taiwan and the Nine-Dash Line
The ROC was the first to draw the maritime claim, but has since stayed strategically silent on the issue.
The Indian Ocean's Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers
Islands in the Indian Ocean will soon be as hotly contested as those in the South China Sea.
Warships Are Gathering in the South China Sea
Vietnam is hosting an increasing number of ships from 'the Quad,' a sign of greater cooperation in the face of Chinese pressure.
The Skinny on the China vs Taiwan M503 Air Route Saga
The tit for tat dispute has its roots in messy rules over airspace control.
Did Duterte Give Up on the South China Sea Dispute?
Under Duterte’s watch, ASEAN lost a crucial opportunity to hold China to account.
PHOTO STORY: A Busy Year on the South China Sea
China continues its island-building campaign on the South China Sea under the watchful eye of satellites.
China Reels in East China Sea Island Fishing
China appears to have instructed its boisterous fishing fleet to stand down as expectations of a repeat of 2016 tensions around the Diaoyu Islands failed to materialize this summer and fall.
Who Is Ready to Play Chicken in the East China Sea?
In the face of steadily increasing Chinese pressure, Japan is taking steps to bolster its defense and coast guard capabilities in the Southwest Islands — those territories nearest to the Senkakus.
Creating Facts on the Sea: China's Plan to Establish a New City in the South China Sea
China’s behavior in the Paracels is important to analyze because of its role as a blueprint for developments in the Spratlys.
The Modernization of the Vietnam People's Navy: Grand Goals and Limited Options
For a small and developing navy like the VPN, an understanding of naval strategy is fundamental in the face of bigger and more technologically advanced opponents.