China and ASEAN have taken another step toward an understanding on the South China Sea—and the U.S. appears to be missing in action.
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.
Ecuador is ignoring OPEC demands to reduce output.
The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.
American high schools are giving out higher and higher grades even as real academic ability stagnates.
Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel.
Greens might want to hold off on anointing Beijing as the next global green leader.
His critics are accusing him of Erdoganism Lite. Are they right?