January 12, 2021
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.
October 01, 2019
In Afghanistan, the War Goes On
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
After 18 years, the United States is still entangled in war in Afghanistan.
August 11, 2018
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?
May 25, 2018
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.
December 04, 2017
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.
August 11, 2017
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.
March 20, 2017
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.
January 21, 2017
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."
December 06, 2016
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.
December 06, 2016
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.
December 01, 2016
The Pivot, Past And Future
By Bates Gill
Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is in (largely homegrown) trouble.
October 19, 2016
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.