August 05, 2022
The Strategic Logic of Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan
By James Lee and M. Patrick Hulme
Why did Pelosi go to Taiwan? Because Congress’ stance is particularly important for ensuring U.S. deterrence.
August 04, 2022
China Tensions Are Deepening South Korea-US Economic Coordination
By Hae Kyung Ahn
The recent Asian Leadership Conference emphasized the importance of South Korea-U.S. cooperation on supply chains, new technology, and economic resilience.
August 02, 2022
US Congress Reaffirms Ties With India
By Husain Haqqani and Aparna Pande
The purpose of CAATSA was to chasten the United States’ enemies, not punish its friends, argue supporters of a waiver for India.
August 01, 2022
China, US Woo Pacific Island Nations
By Bonnie Girard
The Pacific Islands states have rejected China’s overreach. But are Washington’s efforts any more attractive?
July 29, 2022
Biden, Xi Hold Talks Amid Tensions Over Taiwan, Tariffs
By Chris Megerian and Zeke Miller
The U.S. and Chinese presidents spoke for over two hours on Thursday at a time of heightened tensions in the relationship.
July 22, 2022
Biden: US Military Says Pelosi Taiwan Trip ‘Not a Good Idea’
By Associated Press
The House speaker is reportedly planning a trip to Taiwan in August. China had promised to take “strong measures” in response.
July 19, 2022
Biden’s Middle East Policy Contradicts His China Policy
By Mohammadbagher Forough
Biden's trip sent the wrong signals to Indo-Pacific observers on a number of fronts.
July 13, 2022
Will Tariff Reductions Help China-US Relations?
By Zhu Xinrong and Dingding Chen
It's too little, too late. The China-U.S. trade conflict will endure for a long time.
July 01, 2022
Biden’s Uphill Battle to Restructure the Global Semiconductor Sector
By Tian He and Anton Malkin
Is it possible – or advisable – to remake global value chains in order to boost U.S. national security?
June 21, 2022
How the US Can Help Strengthen Disaster Management in Southeast Asia
By Meghan Sullivan
Bolstered U.S. support for disaster preparedness would align with Washington's broader objectives in the region.
June 15, 2022
Will IPEF Help the US Counter China?
By Dingding Chen and Yingfan Chen
It is uncertain whether the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework can succeed in reshaping China’s economic influence in Asia.
June 13, 2022
Vietnam Eyes Pragmatic Gains from the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
By Huynh Tam Sang
Participation in the new U.S. initiative could advance Vietnam’s aspiration for economic gains and a firm status in the regional economic architecture, but its full-fledged engagement is unlikely.