Asia China Defense & Security

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Trials and Tribulations of Confronting China’s Weaponization of Water in Southeast Asia

Chinese construction of hydropower dams along the Mekong River has been labeled the “next South China Sea” as a catalyst for conflict.

Asia China Defense & Security Maritime Politics & Government Security

The U.S. Needs to Rethink its Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea

The Chinese Maritime Militia, dubbed the ‘little blue men’, signifies Beijing’s vision of a maritime ‘people’s war’ where civilian and military structures are integrated in a Maoist fashion that sees the social sphere as intimately connected to the military industrial complex.