South China Sea

Congressional Research Service, South China Sea Disputes, Feb. 2, 2021

February 2, 2021

This CRS report was written by Ben Dolven, Susan Lawrence and Ronald O'Rourke.

Anthony Blinken, “U.S.-China Relations: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities,” April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Blinken prepared these remarks to open his testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Video: “China policy is a subset of our Asia policy, and not the other way around” – Daniel Russel opens USCI “China’s Growing Pains” Conference

April 27, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Daniel Russel, “Remarks at USCI’s China’s Growing Pains Conference,” April 22, 2016

April 22, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Panelists Discuss Key Issues Involving the South China Sea

March 11, 2016

Experts discuss the key issues involving the South China Sea and its disputed islands.

John Kerry and Wang Yi, Remarks on North Korea, the South China Sea and other topics, February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met at the U.S. State Department and spoke to the press in the Ben Franklin Room.

Ma Ying-jeou, Remarks on Taiping Island, January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016

Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.

John Kerry and Wang Yi, Joint Press Conference, January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016

Press conference with Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Wang.

Department of Defense, "Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy," August 21, 2015

August 21, 2015

On August 21, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published, "Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives in a Changing Environment".

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