The Type 075 amphibious assault ship fills a longstanding capability gap of the PLA Navy.
If Beijing is serious about securing the SLOC, the construction of new overseas military bases is a matter of ‘when,’ not ‘if.’
The Abe government has opted for a two-track approach to naval modernization: balance against China’s growing capabilities and escape the military constraints of Japan’s post-war constitution.
Zac and Nick delve into the details of the PLA Navy's rapid rise as a near-peer competitor to the United States, and what this means for US interests in the Asia Pacific.
Naval power has been a key element of great power conflict in the past, and growing hostility between the United States and China won’t prove an exception.
A variety of shared geopolitical interests will bring New Delhi and Washington closer together in the year to come.
In this first article of a new series on claimants in the South China Sea dispute, we examine the historical reasoning, diplomacy, and island-building underpinning China’s claim.
Opposition politician Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the Maldives’ general election, putting China’s latest foray into India’s backyard in jeopardy.
The US-China bilateral relationship is too big to fail.
Reports suggest that China wants to build a military base in Australia’s backyard.