Revisiting the Obama-Hatoyama Relationship
By Gregory Kulacki
A controversy stoked by Obama's recent memoir gives causes to look back at a troubled relationship - and what could have been.
In Afghanistan, the War Goes On
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
After 18 years, the United States is still entangled in war in Afghanistan.
Did the Obama-Xi Cyber Agreement Work?
By Robert Farley
How does the 2015 agreement between the U.S. and China on cyber activities hold up?
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
By Richard B. Stewart
The revived TPP 11 operates as a significant alternative to China's approach, embodied in the Belt and Road Initiative.
A Closer Look at Obama’s Trip to China
By Charlotte Gao
Former U.S. President Barack Obama just concluded a trip to China as well as to India and France.
Why Southeast Asia's 'Stabilitocracies' Endure
By David Hutt
For many, the price of instability still appears to be too high to pay for democracy to take root.
How China Lost the United States
By Kerry Brown and Meghan Iverson
Beijing misread Obama and set the relationship back. It must avoid repeating the same mistake.
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
By John Ford
"The pivot failed to achieve key goals in Asia while inattention made matters worse in Europe and the Middle East."
Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor: What to Expect
By Yuki Tatsumi
What to watch for during the Japanese prime minister's historic trip.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to Make Historic Visit to Pearl Harbor
By Catherine Putz
In the twilight of Obama's presidency, Abe will be the first sitting Japanese leader to visit Pearl Harbor.
The Pivot, Past And Future
By Bates Gill
Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is in (largely homegrown) trouble.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
By Ankit Panda
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.