Meng Hongwei’s sudden detention should cause the rest of the world to think harder about how to respond to China’s ongoing campaign to build legitimacy and influence among international organizations.
Freedom-of-navigation operations are not sufficient to protect U.S. security interests.
While there are no legal sanctions for violating the Taiwan Travel Act, that does not mean the legislation lacks any legal force.
The Taiwan Travel Act is politically significant despite its limited legal force.
U.S. allies are beginning to perform Freedom of Navigation Operations in the South China Sea.
China may abandon the "Nine-Dash Line" claim in the South China Sea, but it's not abandoning its bad legal arguments.
As I noted in my post yesterday, the Chinese government has declined to clarify how and whether it believes the international law governing the use of applies to cyber warfare. Its refusal to do so has drawn sharp criticism from the U.S. and other cyber powers.