Congressional Research Service, China Naval Modernization – Implications for U.S. Naval Capabilities, Dec. 23, 2014

January 16, 2015

This report was written by Ronald O’Rourke, specialist in naval affairs.

Congressional Research Service, China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles, January 5, 2015

January 5, 2015

This CRS report is written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian security affairs.

Cole, Asian Maritime Strategies - Navigating Troubled Waters (October 15, 2013)

January 2, 2015

Bernard D. Cole's book was reviewed by Paul Midford for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license.

A closer look at conflicting views on the Pacific Rim

December 16, 2014

David Kang receives a MacArthur Foundation grant to analyze East Asian security issues, defense spending and United States foreign policy.

Manicom, Bridging Troubled Waters - China, Japan, and Maritime Order in the East China Sea (March, 2014)

December 14, 2014

James Manicom's book was reviewed by Ian Storey for H-Diplo and is published here under Creative Commons license. - See more at:

Frank Rose, Strategic Stability in East Asia, Dec. 8, 2014

December 8, 2014

Rose is Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. He spoke at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies on Dec. 8, 2014.

Video: Media Representations of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands

Senkaku/Diaoyudao disputed islands
November 19, 2014

Presentations by Tom Hollihan, Zhan Zhang, and Patricia Riley on how American, Chinese, and Japanese media discuss the islands and the conflict over them and the impact such representations have on prospects for resolving the dispute.

Department of Defense, "Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters," November 10, 2014

November 10, 2014

On November 10, 2014, the United States Department of Defense and the Ministry of the National Defense of the People's Republic of China signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

Congressional Research Service, “Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China,” August 5, 2014

August 5, 2014

This CRS report was written by Ronald O'Rourke, specialist in Naval Affairs.