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Interview – Joseph Chinyong Liow

Interview – Joseph Chinyong Liow

Dr Chinyong Liow discusses the Trump administration’s strategy for East and Southeast Asia, growing conservatism in Indonesia, and the 50th anniversary of ASEAN.

Review – Asia’s New Battlefield

Review – Asia’s New Battlefield

A comprehensive analysis of the current battle for primacy in the Western Pacific which would be of benefit to students, academics, policy-makers and the general public.

Is a Chinese Maritime Judicial Centre Credible?

Is a Chinese Maritime Judicial Centre Credible?

The maritime judicial centre represents China’s intentions to no longer accept international rule making and judging, but to put its own version of things forward.

The Implications of the Xi-Ma Meeting for China-Taiwan Relations

The Implications of the Xi-Ma Meeting for China-Taiwan Relations

Cross-Strait relations are merely one factor in the voting calculus of the Taiwanese electorate, and Beijing still does not formally recognise the existence of Taiwan.

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Testing the Waters in the South China Sea

Reactions to US operations in the South China Sea demonstrate that China and the United States seem to have established a working protocol for issues they disagree on

China and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

China and the ‘Thucydides Trap’

China’s rise may be bringing an end to the Gramscian notion of western hegemony and thereby creating a new kind of balance of power.

India’s Incremental Balancing in the South China Sea

India’s Incremental Balancing in the South China Sea

India’s strategic-military arrangements are implicitly China-centric, and with increasing significance for the balance of power in the South China Sea.

China and the South China Sea Disputes

China and the South China Sea Disputes

Since the tension over the disputes in the South China Sea has been escalating in recent years, establishing a Code of Conduct has become a pressing need.

Can Legalism Avoid War in the South China Sea?

Can Legalism Avoid War in the South China Sea?

The focus of peace effort for the past decade in the region has been on a specific Code of Conduct, a set of norms that recognizes the rule of UNCLOS in the settlement of maritime territorial disputes. The more the disputes become a matter of legal norms, the less benefits could be achieved by means of dangerous military demonstrations.

Geopolitical Insecurities and Territorial Grievances in East Asia

Geopolitical Insecurities and Territorial Grievances in East Asia

The roots of the South China Sea disputes originate in the results of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Coming to terms with China as it exerts its power will be pricey, yet necessary.

Pnom Penh: Strategic Implications

Pnom Penh: Strategic Implications

The strategic landscape in South East Asia is reordering. Southeast Asians and Americans must convince China that the “nine-dotted line” South China Sea is a bridge too far.

Factors Fuelling China’s Expanding Maritime Operations

Factors Fuelling China’s Expanding Maritime Operations

China’s traditional inward-looking nature is gradually giving way to a more expansive maritime presence, as demonstrated in both Beijing’s rhetoric and actions. Despite myriad regional maritime disputes, naval cooperation in the Asia-Pacific remains both possible and desirable.

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