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  • Navy Prepares Carrier Strike Group to Kick Off Great Green Fleet Thales successfully completes test firing of 70mm laser-guided rocket Thales successfully completes test
    Navy Prepares Carrier Strike Group to Kick Off Great Green Fleet Thales successfully completes test firing of 70mm laser-guided rocket Thales successfully completes test

    Category: Security
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  • Why Vanguard Bank and Why Now? Explaining Chinese Behavior in the South China Sea

    Category: Politics
    During the course of my recent discussions with Vietnamese interlocutors, one question has recurred: after a period of prolonged quiet in Vietnam-China relations in the South China Sea (SCS), why has Beijing all of a sudden decided to take a stand at Vanguard Bank? And one could easily further ask why at the same time Beijing opened a new front by conducting a major military exercise at the Paracel Islands? I think there are several components to answering these questions. First, although Vanguard Bank represents the worst Vietnam-China tensions in the SCS since the Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig standoff in May ...
  • Why ‘Good Order’ at Sea Matters

    Category: Security
    Abstract: Recent developments in littoral-Asia underscore the need for nautical ‘good order’. The maritime environment in the Asia-Pacific has deteriorated sharply in recent years amid growing rancor over sovereignty claims in the South China Sea and the East Sea. As disputes have escalated into tit-for-tat actions at sea, including naval posturing and provocative land reclamation, regional states have sought to enhance ‘good order' by attempting to formalize a nautical ‘code of conduct’. Yet, strategic analysts have proffered differing interpretations of maritime ‘good order’. Some view ‘order’ as a metaphor for maritime cooperation, emphasizing the need for consensus in regional governance. Others ...
  • The U.S. Naval Buildup and Asia under the Trump Administration

    Recognizing the enduring importance of maritime power, President Donald Trump pledged to rebuild the U.S. armed forces in general and the navy in particular. As a result, in 2017, the United States is focused a new on international cooperation backed by strong naval power. 
  • The Case For Japan’s Patrol In The South China Sea
    The Case For Japan’s Patrol In The South China Sea

    Category: Environment
    China’s foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang criticized the exercise, saying the U.S. Navy ship “illegally entered” the waters near the islands “without receiving permission from the Chinese government,” “threatened China’s sovereignty and security interests,” and “endangered regional peace and stability.”
  • China warns BBC plane away from artificial SCS island
    China warns BBC plane away from artificial SCS island

    Category: Politics
    A small plane chartered by a BBC news crew drew a warning from the Chinese navy after it flew near a Chinese-built artificial island in the South China Sea, according to a recent report. A small plane chartered by a BBC news crew drew a warning from the Chinese navy after it flew near a Chinese-built artificial island in the South China Sea, according to a recent report. A small plane chartered by a BBC news crew drew a warning from the Chinese navy after it flew near a Chinese-built artificial island in the South China Sea, according to a recent report.
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