Posts Tagged: south china sea
He might be the devil incarnate, but Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte is beginning the process of ending over 120 years of colonial subjugation.
Unlike the West, modern China has seldom used brute force to access resources or expand markets -- except, notably, in the South China Sea.
The Pentagon may be burned by the war on terror, but it's obsessively preparing for a high-intensity conflict with China or Russia.
A new Council on Foreign Relations report presents China in a distorted light.
Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping are loving their bromance. But the relationship doesn't have a lot of popular support.
The new governor of Okinawa wants to persuade Washington to stop a controversial base construction project. Will Washington listen?
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?