William Choong: Better a war of words than clashes at sea

The over-arching theme of Shangri-La, was the competing narratives between China and the United States about America's role in the region. The debates at the dialogue brought into sharp relief pressing regional issues. They should help beat the path to some degree of resolution.

'a new legal challenge to China'

Japan, Lawfare and the East China Sea

By Christian Le Mière, Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security

Dialogue enters new territory

SLD 14 - The gloves come off

By Nigel Inkster, Director, Transnational Threats and Political Risk