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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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2017/12/05 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

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.

2017/04/25 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

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.

2018/01/17 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

Did Duterte Give Up on the South China Sea Dispute?

Under Duterte’s watch, ASEAN lost a crucial opportunity to hold China to account.

2018/06/28 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

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.