The US Navy and the Pivot: Less Means Less
March 31, 2014
The US Navy and the Pivot: Less Means Less
Given resource constraints, the U.S. Navy may need to execute a pivot of its own.
The US Navy and the Pivot: Less Means Less
Can the US Afford the Asia Pivot?
March 05, 2014
Can the US Afford the Asia Pivot?
A senior U.S. defense official says the Asia pivot “can’t happen” if budget cuts continue.
Can the US Afford the Asia Pivot?
Near East and Far East: Not So Distant
March 03, 2014
Near East and Far East: Not So Distant
The U.S. should not treat its Asia commitments as distinct from its role in the Middle East.
Near East and Far East: Not So Distant
Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
February 18, 2014
Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
For seven decades the US-Japan alliance has been the cornerstone of peace in Asia. Never has it been as vital as today.
Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
Obama’s Asia Trip Itinerary Released
February 13, 2014
Obama’s Asia Trip Itinerary Released
In late April President Obama will travel to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Obama’s Asia Trip Itinerary Released
US Asia Policy: Things Fall Apart?
December 02, 2013
US Asia Policy: Things Fall Apart?
Vice President Joe Biden trip to Asia this week can’t substitute for sustained attention to the region.
US Asia Policy: Things Fall Apart?
Washington Rediscovers Asia
November 30, 2013
Washington Rediscovers Asia
After a period of distraction, the U.S. reaffirms by word and deed its interest in Asia.
Washington Rediscovers Asia
How the Iran Nuclear Deal Affects the Pivot
November 28, 2013
How the Iran Nuclear Deal Affects the Pivot
The impact of the Geneva deal on U.S. East Asia policy can be grossly overstated. Still, it could help the pivot.
How the Iran Nuclear Deal Affects the Pivot
October 29, 2013
China’s Pivot West
China has begun “Marching Westwards” in Asia. The consequences could be huge.
China’s Pivot West
The Pivot Under Pressure
October 08, 2013
The Pivot Under Pressure
It’s not just the canceled trip. Other factors are limiting the ability of the U.S. to focus on the Asia-Pacific.
The Pivot Under Pressure
Rebalancing the Maritime Pivot to Asia
September 17, 2013
Rebalancing the Maritime Pivot to Asia
Rumors of the pivot’s death are exaggerated. A flexible strategy could give the U.S. a sustained presence.
Rebalancing the Maritime Pivot to Asia
Why the West Should Relax About China
September 06, 2013
Why the West Should Relax About China
Air-Sea Battle and the pivot seem an overreaction to China’s rise, given the number of challenges Beijing already faces.
Why the West Should Relax About China
Blink and You Will Miss It: Obama’s Quiet Pivot Progress
September 06, 2013
Blink and You Will Miss It: Obama’s Quiet Pivot Progress
Critics of various aspects of the rebalance notwithstanding, the U.S. is moving forward on a number of fronts.
Blink and You Will Miss It: Obama’s Quiet Pivot Progress
Hagel Explains his Southeast Asia Trip … On YouTube
September 06, 2013
Hagel Explains his Southeast Asia Trip … On YouTube
Chuck Hagel takes to YouTube to explain his most recent trip to the region.
Hagel Explains his Southeast Asia Trip … On YouTube
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
September 05, 2013
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
Obama going to Congress on Syria raises questions about America’s commitments to allies in Asia.
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
July 25, 2013
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
Four members of Congress ask the White House for an interagency document on implementing the rebalance.
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
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