Subscribe

Blog

Trans-Pacific View

Why Was Taiwan Left Out of the US-Led IPEF?
May 25, 2022

Why Was Taiwan Left Out of the US-Led IPEF?

By Yao-Yuan Yeh, Charles K. S. Wu, Fang-Yu Chen, and Austin Horng-En Wang
Taiwan wasn't part of the initial group of IPEF members, but there's still room for future participation.

US-ASEAN Special Summit Spotlights Coming Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
May 25, 2022

US-ASEAN Special Summit Spotlights Coming Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The pursuit of an elevated partnership provides a valuable opportunity for both sides to shape an updated, shared agenda.
Southeast Asian Nations Roll the Dice on Biden’s Indo-Pacific Framework
May 24, 2022

Southeast Asian Nations Roll the Dice on Biden’s Indo-Pacific Framework

By Sebastian Strangio
The region has thrown its support behind Washington's long-awaited economic engagement plan, even as the specifics remain vague.

Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Trade Deal
May 24, 2022

Biden Launches Indo-Pacific Trade Deal

By Josh Boak and Aamer Madhani
The Biden administration’s IPEF formally kicked off on Monday with 13 member states.

Taiwan’s President Condemns California Church Shooting
May 18, 2022

Taiwan’s President Condemns California Church Shooting

By Associated Press
The shooter, who killed one and injured five at a Taiwanese church, was reportedly part of a pro-unification group.

Assessing the Outcomes of the US-ASEAN Special Summit
May 17, 2022

Assessing the Outcomes of the US-ASEAN Special Summit

By Sebastian Strangio
The meeting fulfilled its purpose as a symbolic statement of American commitment, but came up short on the specifics.

What to Expect From the US-ASEAN Special Summit
May 10, 2022

What to Expect From the US-ASEAN Special Summit

By Teh Zi Yee and Nory Ly
COVID-19 recovery, the Ukraine conflict, and the new Indo-Pacific Economy Framework are likely to top the agenda during the May 12-13 meeting.
In the China-US Competition, Xi Jinping’s Loss Is Biden’s Gain
May 09, 2022

In the China-US Competition, Xi Jinping’s Loss Is Biden’s Gain

By Sam Bresnick and Nathaniel Sher
Instead of seeking to transform China, the Biden administration is content to see China’s foreign and domestic policies hamper its competitiveness.

US Senate Confirms Ambassadors to Three Key Asia-Pacific Allies
May 06, 2022

US Senate Confirms Ambassadors to Three Key Asia-Pacific Allies

By Sebastian Strangio
The Senate yesterday confirmed three nominees, including Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Australia.

East Asian Firms Are Critical to America’s Semiconductor Success
May 04, 2022

East Asian Firms Are Critical to America’s Semiconductor Success

By Kuancheng Huang, Chien-Huei Wu, and Nai-Yu Chen
Cutting foreign partners out of the CHIPS for America Act would be catastrophic for the U.S. semiconductor ecosystem.

Survey: Americans Increasingly See China as a Threat
April 29, 2022

Survey: Americans Increasingly See China as a Threat

By David Rising and Ken Moritsugu
Currently, 62 percent of Americans see China as a competitor and 25 percent as an enemy.
Biden to Make First Asia Trip in May
April 28, 2022

Biden to Make First Asia Trip in May

By Shannon Tiezzi
The U.S. president will be visiting South Korea and Japan from May 20-24.

Page 1 of 89