Close encounters of the PLA kind: Xi shows the South Pacific its future

Michael Shoebridge for The Strategist The 26 May incident where a Chinese…


‘The Philippines supports AUKUS’. Not so fast

Makoi Popioco, Canberra, for East Asia Forum The Philippines was the…


Philippines’ Marcos Pledges to Uphold Landmark South China Sea Ruling

Sebastian Strangio for The Diplomat The promise came following campaign…


Philippines establishes coast guard outposts in disputed sea

The Mainichi (Japan) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has…


As Biden visits Asia, China launches South China Sea drills

The Mainichi (Japan) BEIJING (AP) — China is holding military…


Will Europe’s emerging Indo-Pacific presence last?

Liselotte Odgaard, Norwegian Institute of Defence Studies, for East Asia Forum…


Middle-power security agreements help maintain regional maritime order

Rahul Mishra and Peter Brian M. Wang for The Strategist Amid debate on…


Vietnam Protests China’s Imposition of Annual South China Sea Fishing Ban

Sebastian Strangio for The Diplomat Hanoi’s Foreign Ministry described…


Trying to unscramble Asia’s economic interdependence with China

Editorial Board, ANU, for East Asia Forum The security thinking that’s…


A US Indo-Pacific framework that tries to build out China is unrealistic

Mary E Lovely, Peterson Institute for International Economics, for East Asia…