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Manila’s Pyrrhic Victory: ASEAN in Disarray over the South China Sea

by Nicholas Khoo / October 6, 2016/ Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

Once celebrated as a model multilateral organization and an agent of positive regional change, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is in disarray. 562 more words

International Relations

Half of Chinese Favor The U.S. Despite Growing Tensions

Tensions between the United States and China are high. Disputes in the South China Sea, cyber-espionage, and the continuing U.S. pivot to Asia to counter the world’s second largest economy all loom large over the relationship between Washington and Beijing. 368 more words

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Arbitration Over, Time for China to Lead Responsibly

by Aileen S.P. Baviera / 03 October 2016 / This article first appeared in Global Asia Vol. 11, No. 971 more words

International Relations

Chinese defence adviser turns up heat on Singapore over South China Sea row

by Minnie Chan / 01 October, 2016 / South China Morning Post… 315 more words

International Relations

Did the Pentagon Chief Just Reignite South China Sea Tensions?

Despite hopes that South China Sea tensions were easing, provocative comments from US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter risk setting fire to the diplomatic tinderbox.

After months of escalation in the South China Sea, this week showed signs that tensions between Washington and Beijing were, at last, abating. 350 more words

Prospect of Philippine Thaw Slows China’s Plans in South China Sea

By Jane Perlez /SEPT. 24, 2016 / The New York Times

BEIJING — China’s next big target for construction of an artificial island in the South China Sea has long been assumed to be a cluster of rocks poking above sapphire waters near the… 396 more words

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