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.
Asia’s four pillars of stability, bulwarks of a highly successful regional system crafted and fostered by America, are all crumbling. The region’s future will be shaped and defined by the struggle to replace those pillars.
Launching land wars to seize resources and territory has gone out of style. Extending that principle to the sea is the next challenge.
An unlikely coalition is forming in response to China's bellicosity.
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