February 12, 2016

US to corral Asean support in South China Sea spat

Featuring Mira Rapp-Hooper

Source: Financial Times

Journalist Geoff Dyer

Later this year an obscure international tribunal in The Hague will issue a decision about contested islands in the South China Sea.

For the Obama administration, the ruling will be a seminal moment in the fierce disputes about the South China Sea — a test of China’s willingness to follow international law in its dealings with its neighbours.

Read the full article in Financial Times.


  • Mira Rapp-Hooper

    Former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Mira Rapp-Hooper is a former Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at CNAS. She is formerly a Fellow with the CSIS Asia Program and Director of the CSIS...