Hurricane Irma: Updates and Impacts

Despite Irma’s downgraded intensity as it moves further inland into the United States, its impact escalated at a steady pace nonetheless. Fortunately, lengthy preparations well in advance managed to mitigate the probability of more extensive...

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Hurricane Irma Updates

Preparations remain underway for Hurricane Irma’s potentially catastrophic arrival in the continental United States as the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic makes its way through the Caribbean. Its rapid development from a tropical cone into a...

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Hurricane Irma: What We Know So Far

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the US remains vigilant for the brewing “extremely dangerous” category 5 hurricane that is expected to hit Florida and the Caribbean. The details of Hurricane Irma’s arrival have yet to emerge, but its looming...

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Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Less has been said about the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling on territorial claims to the South China Sea than about the People’s Republic’s controversial—and yet not unexpected—dismissal of the tribunal’s conclusion. When dealing with an...

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