Opinion

China can learn from Soviet approach to the law of the sea‘, Brookings Institution, 27 March 2018

Singapore sounds an optimistic note but eyes tough year ahead as ASEAN chair‘, Brookings Institution, 23 February 2018

High stakes but expectations are low for US president’s first trip to Asia‘, Brookings Institution, 7 November 2017

When China’s behavior betrays its words’, The Wall Street Journal, 8 June 2017. Click here for PDF.

Better late than never: The Trump administration’s first FONOP in the South China Sea’, The Straits Times, 2 June 2017

The changing face of conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State’, Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, 28 December 2016

‘“America first” cannot mean “America alone”: Engaging Southeast Asia’, Brookings Institution, 15 December 2016

Challenging China’s illegal maritime baselines’, The Wall Street Journal, 26 October 2016. Click here for PDF.

Assessing the rule of law after the South China Sea arbitration: Will the G-20 be a turning point in China’s behavior?’, Brookings Institution, 1 September 2016

Taiwan Must Tread Carefully on South China Sea Ruling’, The Wall Street Journal, 25 July 2016. Click here for PDF.

Beijing’s defiance in the South China Sea’, The Wall Street Journal, 10 July 2016. Click here for PDF.

Taiwan and the South China Sea: More steps in the right direction’, Brookings Institution, 24 August 2015

Purge of Shwe Mann not death knell for democracy in Myanmar’, Brookings Institution, 17 August 2015

Taiwan’s evolving position in the South China Sea—And why other actors should take notice’, Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, 22 May 2015

Myanmar’s “religious protection” laws: Widening the rift’, Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, 18 May 2015

Myanmar violence: Roots of Buddhist nationalism’, Centre on Religion & Geopolitics, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, 23 June 2014

Assuring US allies in the Asia-Pacific involves better relations with China’, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 7 June 2013

More targeted approach needed to resolve conflict in Myanmar’, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 21 May 2013