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China, Philippines Territorial Claims Trigger Buoy Battle in South China Sea
China and Philippines have used buoys to assert territorial sovereignty for over a decade.
US Warns ‘Alarming Increase’ in Aggressive Chinese Intercepts
A senior defense official said since 2021, the PRC has declined or failed to respond to more than a dozen requests from the Department of Defense for key leader engagements, along with multiple requests for standing dialogues and nearly 10 working-level engagements. “Frankly, it’s just the latest in a litany of excuses.”
The US Is About to Blow up a Fake Warship in the South China Sea – But Naval Rivalry With Beijing Is Very Real and Growing
About one-third of the world’s shipping transits the South China Sea. In all, more than US$3.4 trillion worth of products is transported through its waters every year.
Singapore and Taiwan’s Multifaceted, Unofficial Ties
Singapore has had robust economic, societal, and cultural ties with Taiwan, but its trepidation at offending the PRC may prompt it to pull back.
Countdown to Asia’s Summit Season
Conflict in Myanmar and Ukraine against a backdrop of U.S.‑China tension – a crowded agenda will unfold in coming weeks.
China Probes Its Neighbors’ Defenses as Regional Tensions Rise
Beijing has territorial claims against Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan and is using “salami-slicing” military and economic tactics in its efforts to assume control of the strategically important areas.
Myanmar, South China Sea To Divide, Dominate ASEAN Summit
Most ASEAN countries want a united front on a code of conduct for the South China Sea, but critics claim Beijing, which wants to handle negotiations on a country-by-country basis, has used Cambodia to thwart progress on an agreement and to block diplomatic opposition to its maritime claims.
A Flare up in China’s Deliberate Pattern of Aggression
The intercept of an Australian patrol over the South China Sea escalates a “grey zone” conflict to a dangerous level.
What a Marcos Jr Presidency in the Philippines Means for Geopolitics
The Philippines might be Asia’s oldest democracy, but the continued appetite for strongman rule demonstrates a deep ambivalence about liberal democracy’s promises of political equality and rule of law and the likely continuation of the public’s acceptance of the autocratic practices that characterized Duterte’s presidency.
How Russia and China Exploit History to Further Their Interests
The arbitrariness in the way they deal with their own national history helps Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin secure power and justify their policies.