South China Sea

Recent Asia Society coverage of the disputed region

South China Sea: Pathways to Peace
South China Sea: Central to Asia-Pacific Peace and Security

Recent Content

During Rex Tillerson's visit to the Philippines, Lindsey Ford discusses what will be on his agenda on PBS Newshour.
Author Howard French explains why Beijing's behavior in the South China Sea is consistent with how the country has always viewed itself.
Prominent China specialists lay out the challenge the U.S. faces in its relationship with China, and how to address them.
When Donald Trump assumes the presidency, perhaps his most complex foreign policy challenge will be China. Is he up to the task?
What you need to know about the Philippine president's recent visit to Beijing
Yann-huei Song describes new developments in the South China Sea after an international tribunal rebuked Beijing's territorial claims.
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What are the implications of the separation of the Defence and Defence Industry Portfolio?
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Asia Society analysts and partners weigh in on The Hague tribunal's South China Sea ruling.
Experts weigh in on the viability of an ASEAN Coalition in the wake of the South China Sea ruling by the Hague
China's government has rejected and condemned international arbitration of its maritime disputes — so why do polls suggest that the Chinese population recently felt differently?
ASPI President Kevin Rudd spoke with Charlie Rose on July 13, 2016 about U.S.-China relations and the recent South China Sea ruling by The Hague.
International Tribune in The Hague concludes that China has no legal basis to claim historic rights to the bulk of the South China Sea.
Asia Society experts discuss what will follow the international tribunal's rebuke of China's maritime claims.
Former Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing offers China's perspective on the contested South China Sea.
Li Zhaoxing had strong words about a pending South China Sea arbitration case with the Philippines — and for the United States.
In an interview with Asia Blog, journalist and author Bill Hayton discusses the thinking behind China’s recent actions in the South China Sea, and why Beijing may soon reassess moves to enforce them.
Dr. Yumin Zhao sheds light on China's perspective on the South China Sea, stating that the goal continues to be peace and stability in the region.
ASPI President Kevin Rudd discusses the need for the United States and China to use diplomacy to manage "conflicting perspectives" in the Asia-Pacific.

Recent Video

Current Affairs
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Howard French describes how economics and demographics make China anxious to gain what it can in the next 10 to 15 years.
Current Affairs
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A conversation with former New York Times Asia correspondent Howard French and Asia Society’s Orville Schell.
Policy
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The former Minister of Foreign Affairs from China presents Beijing's perspective on the maritime dispute.
Policy
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David Firestein discusses practical measures parties like the U.S. and China can take to avoid misinterpretation and escalation of contentious territorial disputes.
Policy
Assistant U.S. secretary of state discusses navigating the line between cooperation and acquiescence when negotiating with Chinese counterparts.
Policy
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Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, speaks at Asia Society New York ahead of President Obama’s November 2015 trip to regional summits in the Philippines and in Malaysia.
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Truong Tan Sang responds to Xi Jinping.
Policy
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Truong Tan Sang appeared Monday in a wide-ranging conversation at Asia Society
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Robert D. Kaplan analyzes tensions in the South China Sea.
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Watch: Robert D. Kaplan, fellow panelists examine potential solutions.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh explains how his country needs to balance its relationship with China and the U.S.
Policy
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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh argues for how his country can contribute to greater stability in the Asia Pacific region.
Policy
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U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns delivers the keynote address at a lunch marking the official launch of the Asia Society Policy Institute.
Policy
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Dr. Marty Natalegawa responds to a question asking whether Indonesia can be seen as a democratic model for other Muslim-majority countries like Egypt and Tunisia.
Policy
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Indonesian Foreign Minister Dr. Marty Natalegawa addresses Asia Society New York in conjunction with the opening of the 68th UN General Assembly.
Policy
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Panelists consider lessons and suggestions for resolving South China Sea territorial disputes.
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Panelists assess how ASEAN's neutral stance on South China Sea disputes plays out regionally.
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Highlights from Asia Society's two-day South China Sea conference.

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