Washington is taking a firmer line with Beijing. But can it back it up?
America must push its allies closer together and break down the old "hub and spokes" system.
Tell China exactly where we stand.
Both Tokyo and Washington are advancing their regional agendas as they aid the Philippines.
The crisis tells us a lot about China's intentions—and about what America still needs to do to handle Asia right.
A country not interested in a liberal, equitable, peaceful regional order—China only cares about itself.
The president is letting the Philippines steer his policy in a volatile region.
While the world watches Syria, tension builds.
U.S. officials are visiting Southeast Asia more, but they aren't asking enough.
China's rise is creating complex forces in U.S. relations with key Asian states.
Follow The National Interest