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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
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
May 02, 2017
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
With a number of staffing holes in the administration, Terry Branstad may face a broader portfolio than he expected.
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
Trump’s First 100 Days in Asia
April 28, 2017
Trump’s First 100 Days in Asia
Continuities and discontinuities in Trump’s Asia policy.
Trump’s First 100 Days in Asia
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
April 11, 2017
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
What's Beijing’s regional strategy in 2017, how should Washington respond, and where did the Xi-Trump summit fit in?
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
The Trump-Xi Meeting: Lessons for India
April 11, 2017
The Trump-Xi Meeting: Lessons for India
"New Delhi would do well to use Xi's visit to study the key principles of negotiating with Trump."
The Trump-Xi Meeting: Lessons for India
Weathering the Coming Storm in the South China Sea
April 06, 2017
Weathering the Coming Storm in the South China Sea
The United States needs a coherent Asia strategy if it is to avoid ceding the initiative to China.
Weathering the Coming Storm in the South China Sea
Statecraft and Grand Strategy: Assessing the US and China
March 31, 2017
Statecraft and Grand Strategy: Assessing the US and China
Insights from Charles Hill.
Statecraft and Grand Strategy: Assessing the US and China
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
March 14, 2017
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
Don't hold your breath for the language of the 'pivot' or 'rebalance' to make a return anytime soon.
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
February 09, 2017
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
China's plan to supplant U.S. influence in the Asia-Pacific.
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
January 21, 2017
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
"The pivot failed to achieve key goals in Asia while inattention made matters worse in Europe and the Middle East."
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
The Pivot, Past And Future
December 01, 2016
The Pivot, Past And Future
Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is in (largely homegrown) trouble.
The Pivot, Past And Future
Liberal Internationalism in the Age of Trump
November 17, 2016
Liberal Internationalism in the Age of Trump
A blueprint for keeping liberal internationalism alive under a president who finds the concept distasteful.
Liberal Internationalism in the Age of Trump
Trump Wins: Implications for US Allies and Partners in Asia
November 09, 2016
Trump Wins: Implications for US Allies and Partners in Asia
U.S. allies will face new levels of uncertainty (and anxiety) under President Trump.
Trump Wins: Implications for US Allies and Partners in Asia
Why the US Election Matters for Myanmar
November 03, 2016
Why the US Election Matters for Myanmar
The next president will determine whether Obama's interest in Myanmar was aberration or precedent.
Why the US Election Matters for Myanmar
Measuring the Legacy of American Resolve in Asia After Obama
October 10, 2016
Measuring the Legacy of American Resolve in Asia After Obama
Hesitant and halting American measures have undercut Washington’s rhetorical efforts to convey U.S. resolve.
Measuring the Legacy of American Resolve in Asia After Obama
US-China Relations: The Long View
August 24, 2016
US-China Relations: The Long View
Insights from Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy
US-China Relations: The Long View
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