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Tsai needs new tactics to counter China

A big screen shows Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen giving a speech on National Day in Taipei, Taiwan, 10 October 2022 (Photo: REUTERS/Ann Wang via Reuters Connect)

Author: Bill Sharp, Honolulu Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen faces five security challenges that will test the depth of her political capital and possibly pit Taiwan’s military concerns against popular ones. These challenges include increasing the country’s self-sufficiency in weapons, strengthening…

Beijing’s self-sabotage in the South China Sea

Activists stage a protest outside the Chinese Consulate, guarded by Philippine police, on the fifth anniversary of an international arbitral court ruling invalidating Beijing's historical claims over the waters of the South China Sea, in Makati City, Philippines, 12 July, 2021 (Photo: Reuters/Eloisa Lopez).

Author: Gregory Poling, CSIS The situation in the South China Sea continues to deteriorate — military tensions are rising, Southeast Asian states are losing space to exercise their rights, fisheries are sliding closer to collapse and China is undermining its…

How will Duterte’s successor deal with China?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks to the media in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines, 2 October 2021 (Photo: Reuters/Lisa Marie David).

Author: Richard Javad Heydarian, Manila Over the past five years, bilateral relations between China and the Philippines, a United States treaty ally, have undergone a tremendous transformation. In the words of a top Chinese diplomat, what we have witnessed, especially…