June 06, 2022
Derek Chollet on Shangri-La Dialogue and Deepening Indo-Pacific Partnerships
By Catherine Putz
Washington wants "to promote broad-based prosperity in the region," the State Department counselor told The Diplomat ahead of travels to the Indo-Pacific.
May 26, 2022
America’s Pivot to Asia 2.0: The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
By Mohammadbagher Forough
As long as IPEF lacks clear incentives, it will be hard to transform the framework into meaningful action.
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.
May 14, 2022
Is the Biden Administration Serious About ‘ASEAN Centrality’?
By Xirui Li
The term is used constantly, but there still seems to be little substance to U.S. interactions with the regional body.
April 29, 2022
US Credibility in ASEAN in the Shadow of the Ukraine Conflict
By David Cohen and Alexandra Koch
Washington's deepening engagement with NATO has unsettled efforts to consolidate alliances and partnerships in Southeast Asia.
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.
March 22, 2022
What the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Is Missing
By Zenel Garcia
The Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy rests on old assumptions that fail to account for the region’s dynamics and complexity.
January 20, 2022
Biden’s Asia Policy, 1 Year In
By Danny Russel and Wendy Cutler
One year into the Biden administration, what should we make of its policy toward Asia and the Indo-Pacific?
January 01, 2022
America’s Militarist Drift in the Indo-Pacific
By Van Jackson
The Biden administration has returned a sense of normalcy to Asia policy. Unfortunately, that includes continuing a military-first approach to Asia.
September 13, 2021
Beyond Alliance Repair: Biden Must Do More in the Indo-Pacific
By Ashley Townshend and Tom Corben
Washington must sharpen its focus on strengthening the regional order-defending agendas of its Indo-Pacific alliances.
April 06, 2021
The Japan-US Summit and Cooperation With South Korea
By Scott W. Harold
The United States may have to play a leading role if it wants to see relations between Seoul and Tokyo improve.
April 05, 2021
North Korea, Supply Chain Resilience Top Agenda During NSA Talks
By Thisanka Siripala
A trilateral meeting between Japan, South Korea, and the U.S. reaffirms joint efforts on the denuclearization of North Korea.