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Why Tech Cooperation Will Reshape South Korea-U.S. Relations
January 28, 2022

Why Tech Cooperation Will Reshape South Korea-U.S. Relations

By Troy Stangarone
The alliance is slowly changing to incorporate technological changes and challenges, which are crucial for the future of both countries.

US Southeast Asia Strategy: A Balance of Commitment Approach Under Biden and Beyond
January 28, 2022

US Southeast Asia Strategy: A Balance of Commitment Approach Under Biden and Beyond

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Sustaining its commitment to the region requires the U.S. to maintain a series of elusive balances.
Washington Needs to Sort Out Its Ambassadors to Southeast Asia
January 10, 2022

Washington Needs to Sort Out Its Ambassadors to Southeast Asia

By David Hutt
A focus on high-profile state visits conceals the vacuum of diplomatic representation at the regional and national level.

What the National Defense Authorization Act Means for US Policy Toward Myanmar
December 31, 2021

What the National Defense Authorization Act Means for US Policy Toward Myanmar

By Zachary Abuza
The legislation calls for Washington to adopt a more robust and cohesive approach toward the country's military junta.

Can the G-7’s B3W Initiative Compete With China in Latin America?
December 23, 2021

Can the G-7’s B3W Initiative Compete With China in Latin America?

By Sergio Skobalski
The U.S. and China might be competing, but Latin American countries see advantages in cooperating with both.

Blinken in Southeast Asia: Is This the Real ‘Pivot’?
December 21, 2021

Blinken in Southeast Asia: Is This the Real ‘Pivot’?

By Rizal Ramli
The U.S. Secretary of State's recent tour sent all the right signals, but some regional skepticism remains.

Jumpstarting an Indian Ocean Region Approach for the United States
December 17, 2021

Jumpstarting an Indian Ocean Region Approach for the United States

By Jeffrey Payne
Engagement by the United States throughout the wider Indian Ocean Region has a mixed record at best.
The Solomon Islands Crisis Shows America Needs a New Pacific Strategy
December 17, 2021

The Solomon Islands Crisis Shows America Needs a New Pacific Strategy

By Alexander B. Gray and Cleo Paskal
The U.S. has been largely subcontracting its foreign policy for many Pacific Islands to Australia and New Zealand. That needs to change.

Assessing Antony Blinken’s Jakarta Speech on the Indo-Pacific
December 14, 2021

Assessing Antony Blinken’s Jakarta Speech on the Indo-Pacific

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.S. Secretary of State made a broad array of promises, but was frustratingly short on specifics.

US Envoy Conveys Concerns to Cambodia About Myanmar, China
December 13, 2021

US Envoy Conveys Concerns to Cambodia About Myanmar, China

By Associated Press
At the top of the agenda was China's refurbishment of facilities at Cambodia's Ream Naval Base.

A New Direction for the China-US Phase One Deal?
December 08, 2021

A New Direction for the China-US Phase One Deal?

By Bashar Malkawi
Enforcing the deal could ironically prove to be its undoing. What options does Washington have?
US Secretary of State Blinken Set for Maiden Southeast Asia Trip
December 07, 2021

US Secretary of State Blinken Set for Maiden Southeast Asia Trip

By Sebastian Strangio
Antony Blinken's visits to Indonesia and Malaysia come amid a flurry of U.S. diplomatic engagements with the region.

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