The Tragedy of the Southeast Asian Commons

Ritualism in ASEAN’s Response to the South China Sea Maritime Dispute

John Harvey Divino Gamas

the South China Sea. ASEAN ’s failure in the 2012 summits in Cambodia to provide a cohesive platform among its members and produce a binding Code of Conduct, in the face of China’s sweeping maritime claims, is Southeast Asia’s greatest tragedy in recent history. Although not all ASEAN member states

Naila Maier-Knapp

25th Anniversary of ASEAN –China Dialogue Relations , 7 September 2016, available at Buszynski, Leszek. ‘The South China Sea: oil, maritime claims, and US –China strategic rivalry’. Washington

The ‘Same Bed, Different Dreams’ of Vietnam and China

How (Mis)trust Could Make or Break It

Quan-Hoang Vuong, Thu-Trang Vuong, Manh-Tung HoundHong-Kong T. Nguyen

China Sea’, Journal of Contemporary China 22 (2013): 446–459; Z. Hong, ‘The South China Sea dispute and China– ASEAN relations’, Asian Affairs 44 (2013): 27–43; L. Buszynski, ‘The South China Sea: oil, maritime claims, and US –China strategic rivalry’, The Washington Quarterly 35 (2012): 139

Gregory Coutaz

, such as in various Taiwan contingencies, maritime claim missions and sea line-of-communication protection. Many of the shortcomings Chinese military analysts must address fall into combat capabilities, and include logistical weaknesses, insufficient strategic airlift capabilities, limited numbers of