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Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
July 21, 2017
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
The cooling down some are playing up masks underlying tensions and broader strategic realities.
Beware the Illusion of South China Sea Calm
The Ticking Clock on Trump's Asia Strategy
July 06, 2017
The Ticking Clock on Trump's Asia Strategy
The administration needs to unveil a more comprehensive approach to the region soon.
The Ticking Clock on Trump's Asia Strategy
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
July 06, 2017
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
The administration must keep in mind limitations of a proposal that has been gaining momentum.
Why Trump Should Beware the North Korea Double Freeze Deal
Trump’s Big Asia Summit Month?  
June 15, 2017
Trump’s Big Asia Summit Month?  
Despite lingering questions about its Asia strategy, the administration looks set for a string of meetings with the region’s leaders.
Trump’s Big Asia Summit Month?  
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
June 14, 2017
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
Trump should be clear: the U.S. will come to Taiwan's aid if it is attacked.
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
June 14, 2017
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
A closer look at a new approval by the Thai government this week.
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
Asia’s Minilateral Moment
June 13, 2017
Asia’s Minilateral Moment
With fear of U.S. abandonment on the rise, Asian states are looking to increase cooperation with each other.
Asia’s Minilateral Moment
What Mattis’ Shangri-La Dialogue Speech Revealed About Trump’s Asia Policy
June 06, 2017
What Mattis’ Shangri-La Dialogue Speech Revealed About Trump’s Asia Policy
The first major Asia defense policy address in the Trump era revealed where the new administration may be headed.
What Mattis’ Shangri-La Dialogue Speech Revealed About Trump’s Asia Policy
The US Needs ASEAN in Its New Asia Strategy
June 06, 2017
The US Needs ASEAN in Its New Asia Strategy
The United States can ensure its relevance in Asia by strengthening ties with ASEAN.
The US Needs ASEAN in Its New Asia Strategy
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
June 02, 2017
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
How can the Trump administration strike the right balance of assurance, deterrence, and reassurance?
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
The Truth About Trump’s Asia Commitment Problem
June 01, 2017
The Truth About Trump’s Asia Commitment Problem
The issue is far deeper than some are prepared to acknowledge, and addressing it demands far more than reassurance.
The Truth About Trump’s Asia Commitment Problem
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
June 01, 2017
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
A look ahead at Asia’s premier annual security dialogue that kicks off this weekend in Singapore.
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
Vietnam Seeks South China Sea Assurances in Prime Minister's US Visit
May 31, 2017
Vietnam Seeks South China Sea Assurances in Prime Minister's US Visit
Trump has been unusually quiet on the issue of most concern to Vietnam.
Vietnam Seeks South China Sea Assurances in Prime Minister's US Visit
US Delivers Six Patrol Vessels to Vietnam in Defense Boost
May 25, 2017
US Delivers Six Patrol Vessels to Vietnam in Defense Boost
Handover indicates expanding security collaboration between the two partners is continuing under Trump.
US Delivers Six Patrol Vessels to Vietnam in Defense Boost
The Calm Before the Storm: The Future of the South China Sea Dispute
May 18, 2017
The Calm Before the Storm: The Future of the South China Sea Dispute
Although quiet in recent months, the South China Sea is destined to remain a regional flashpoint.
The Calm Before the Storm: The Future of the South China Sea Dispute
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
May 13, 2017
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
An important recent engagement between the two sides was more than just about North Korea.
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
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