Posts Tagged: south china sea
China may bully its neighbors, but turning foreign territorial disputes into a superpower conflict between nuclear-armed rivals would be a huge mistake.
Though better known for his brutal war on drugs at home, the Philippine leader's volatile, one-man diplomacy could up-end 70 years of U.S. dominance in East Asia.
It's not just the chilling rhetoric. In the past five months, warships from both sides have done everything but ram one another.
China offers two contrasting visions: of regional economic growth and nationalist competition. Which will it ultimately choose?
The Philippines won a huge legal victory against China on a long-running territorial dispute. But Manila's alliance with Washington may make it all for nothing.
Tensions are ratcheting up between China and the United States over maritime boundaries in Asia.
A hapless elite, an angry electorate, and a brash front-runner with little regard for democratic norms: The latest Philippine election sounds a lot like America's.
If the U.S. and China think they can grow at each other's expense, they're snookering themselves.
In minimizing U.S. resort to violence, President Obama has brought conflict resolution to the Oval Office.
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?