South China Sea Monitor

The South China Sea Monitor is a monthly maritime tracker. The Monitor analyses maritime developments in the Asia-Pacific with a special focus on the South China Sea. Published in the first week of every month, each issue of the Monitor carries highlights of one key development of the previous month, a round-up of the debates in the media in the region, a collection of the most recent journal articles, commentaries, books and reports as well as two opinion pieces analysing events in the maritime domain in Asia.

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Manoj Kumar

Mr. Manoj Kumar, an alumnus of the Harvard Business School and the National Law School of India University, has expanded and led the transformation of the Hammurbai & Solomon Corporate legal practice

Mahendra Kumawat

Mahendra L. Kumawat is a former Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF), the border patrol agency of the Government of India. On August 1, 2009 he was succeeded by Raman

K. Yhome

K. Yhome is a Senior Fellow with ORF's Neigbhourhood Regional Studies Initiative. His research interests include India’s regional diplomacy, regional and sub-regionalism in South and Southeast Asia, the Bay of Bengal

Sohini Bose

Sohini Bose is a Research Assistant at ORF Kolkata. She is currently working on the project — India’s Maritime Connectivity: Importance of the Bay of Bengal — under the ‘Proximity

Nandan Unnikrishnan

Nandan Unnikrishnan is a Vice President and Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He joined ORF in 2004. He looks after the Eurasia Programme of Studies. An alumnus of