In Depth: Water and Asia Pacific

30 Aug 2013

Blue Gold: The Coming Water Wars

Forget global warming and peak oil—the looming wars of this century will be fought over water, that indispensable resource that democracies typically share but strongmen use as a weapon.
19 Apr 2012

Confrontation in the South China Sea

Beijing’s latest territorial aggression in the South China Sea has raised tensions with the Philippines just as the archipelago nation begins a joint military exercise with the US.
20 Sep 2012

Conflict on Asia’s Horizon

China’s increasingly threatening rhetoric, backed by ongoing maritime incursions in neighboring waters, has raised concerns throughout the region—and in the US.