January 29, 2020
US Interests Are Not Served by Making a Scapegoat of South Korea
By Sukjoon Yoon
The U.S.-South Korea SMA negotiations have devolved into a blatant shakedown. That's bad for both sides.
June 29, 2019
Schisms on Display as the G20 Summit Convenes
By Elaine Kurtenbach and Foster Klug
G-20 leaders clash over values amid calls to protect economic growth.
December 27, 2018
Asia's Geopolitical Challenges: Outlook 2019
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Tiberio Graziani.
September 07, 2018
Trump Has No Intention of Making a Trade Deal With China
By Kyle M. Griffin
Overwhelming bipartisan support means the president has strong incentives to maintain a protracted trade war.
May 07, 2018
China's 'Common Destiny' Vs. 'America First'
By Jin Kai
A look at the contrasting worldviews of China and the United States.
March 23, 2018
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
By Ankit Panda
John Bolton could unleash and enable Trump's worst instincts on foreign policy.
February 06, 2018
US Leadership in International Trade: Recalibration or Retreat?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Conversation with Ambassador Rufus Yerxa.
December 28, 2017
Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy and Southeast Asia
By Li Jie Sheng
November 11, 2017
APEC 2017: Why Trump’s Presidency Is an 'Enormous Gift' to China
By Charlotte Gao
Trump once again pitches ‘America First’ at the APEC summit, while China's president calls for further cooperation.
October 31, 2017
US Allies in the Age of Trump
By Robert Dujarric
As Trump prepares to visit Asia, U.S. allies in the region are wondering how to best respond to his administration.
June 06, 2017
Kabul and London Attacks: What's Wrong With US President Trump's Reaction?
By Catherine Putz
For Afghanistan, silence. For London, scorn and politicization.
March 30, 2017
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
By Prashanth Parameswaran
How the new administration should approach Southeast Asia and ASEAN.