Ramses Amer, Associated Fellow, Institute for Security & Development Policy, Sweden
Li Jianwei, Director and Research Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Jun 07, 2021
China and ASEAN countries have maintained contact relating to the Code of Conduct. The main messages delivered are that progress has been made, efforts have been undertaken for the step-by-step resumption of COC negotiations and an environment conducive to the negotiations will be created.
Peng Nian, Assistant Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Jun 20, 2019
The US is stepping up its efforts to involve itself in the South China Sea by dispatching Coast Guard vessels and selling surveillance drones and other arms to Southeast Asian nations — involvement that only serves to destabilize the situation in these disputed waters.
Chen Xiangmiao, Assistant Research Fellow, China National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Sep 27, 2018
Such a mechanism will reduce the possibility of conflict.
Luo Liang, Assistant Research Fellow, National Institute for South China Sea Studies
Sep 10, 2018
China is cooperating well with other countries in the South China Sea.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Aug 31, 2018
The agreement for a single draft text as the basis for further negotiations for a Code of Conduct (COC) is a significant milestone in the long-running South China Sea saga, argues Lucio Blanco Pitlo III.
Colin Moreshead, Freelance Writer
Aug 21, 2018
ASEAN nations are seeking clarity on who makes the best ally in the Indo-Pacific: China or the United States.
Richard Javad Heydarian, Professorial Chairholder in Geopolitics, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Aug 13, 2018
Over the past few weeks, both the United States and China have been engaged in a high-velocity diplomatic campaign to effectively box each other out of Southeast Asia.
Yang Jian, VP of the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
Feb 28, 2013
During the Cold War, deterrence was a strategy used to dissuade other nations from using nuclear weapons. Now, in order to avoid a cyber arms race, Yang Jian encourages the United States to end its strategy of cyberspace deterrence and institute a paradigm shift embracing global collective security.
Sep 05, 2012
Managing the situation in the South China Sea has proven to be difficult. In this context the role that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) can p