Chen Xiangmiao is an associate research fellow in the National Institute for South China Sea Studies, and a Ph.D candidate of Nanjing University. He worked as a visiting scholar in the RSIS of Nanyang Technology University of Singapore in 2014. His research focuses on South China Sea issue and regional security studies. He is a column writer of Lianhe Zaobao (based in Singapore) and China-US focus. His recent articles include Can the US-China Conflict or Confrontation in the SCS be avoidable, ASEAN’s Interest and policy on the South China Sea issue, and etc.