Showing 21-27 of 27 Publications
A Competitive Turn: How Increased Chinese Maritime Actions Complicate U.S. Partnerships
James R. Holmes, professor of strategy at the Naval War College, argues that China’s increasingly competitive actions in the East and South China Seas are further complicating...
By James Holmes
Contested Waters: Managing Disputes in the East and South China Seas
CNAS Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program Dr. Patrick Cronin argues that despite rising tensions in the East and South China Seas, conflict between the United ...
By Patrick M. Cronin
The Sansha Garrison: China’s Deliberate Escalation in the South China Sea
In The Sansha Garrison: China's Deliberate Escalation in the South China Sea, CNAS Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro argues that China is conducting a coordinated and deliberate cam...
By Oriana Skylar Mastro
Defending the Philippines: Military Modernization and the Challenges Ahead
China’s increasing belligerence in the South China Sea has led the new president of the Philippines, Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, to make the most credible policy commitment i...
By Richard D. Fisher & Jr.
Don't Forget About the East China Sea
The East China Sea may be the most strategic location in all of Asia. While the media and policymakers have paid considerable attention to the geopolitical significance of the...
By Michael Auslin
Studying the South China Sea: The Chinese Perspective
This essay discusses three key features of the current research by the Chinese policy community on the South China Sea, highlights the work of four leading research institutio...
By Yun Sun
Cooperation from Strength: The United States, China and the South China Sea
Cooperation from Strength: The United States, China and the South China Sea, a six-chapter volume featuring a capstone chapter authored by Patrick M. Cronin and Robert D. Kapl...
By Patrick M. Cronin, Robert D. Kaplan & Will Rogers