Australian popular opinion has been turning against Beijing.
Whether China and the Philippines will come to some resolution or not is hard to predict.
Looks like that arbitration court ruling in the Hague has had zero effect on slowing China’s progress in fortifying its claims in disputed waters.
In 2016, it’s brinksmanship at a higher level.
Yet another sign that Beijing isn’t particularly impressed by the U.S. pivot to Asia.
China is taking control of one of the world’s critical shipping lanes, and Obama appears to not want to confront them directly.
Beijing’s behavior may not seem very consequential at the moment, but it could become so if China were to turn more hostile.
Yet joint exercises and occasional freedom of navigation exercises clearly aren’t enough to instill confidence that America will stand up to China.
It’s the latest demonstration of the consequences of Chinese aggression in the region.
Indonesia rarely criticizes Beijing so harshly as it did after a run-in between one of its patrol boats and the Chinese coast guard.
GOP legislators are beclowning themselves by proposing utterly unworkable solutions that infringe on academic freedom and in any case would make things far worse.
On behalf of ASEAN, the Philippines has issued a rare expression of unanimous concern over China’s actions in the South China Sea.
The Gray Lady sees the climate change bogeyman behind every closet door. In the case of Mexico City, it’s a profoundly shoddy diagnosis.
Trump voters were right that the nation needs change and that the “best and the brightest” are failing the nation the way they did during the Vietnam War.
Many multi-ethnic states have broken down over the past 150 years, and Iran risks going the same way.
Presidents’ Day is a holiday about nobody that teaches nothing.