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The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 
July 08, 2019
The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 
The subregion is arguably where freedom and openness are under the greatest challenge.
The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 
Assessing ASEAN’s New Indo-Pacific Outlook
June 24, 2019
Assessing ASEAN’s New Indo-Pacific Outlook
A look at the regional grouping’s first articulation of its response to the Indo-Pacific concept, and the outlook for its future development.
Assessing ASEAN’s New Indo-Pacific Outlook
2019 Shangri-La Dialogue: US-China Divide Lingers Amid Asia’s Anxiety
June 03, 2019
2019 Shangri-La Dialogue: US-China Divide Lingers Amid Asia’s Anxiety
The dynamics at play at Asia’s premier security summit only reinforced existing regional worries that the divisions between Washington and Beijing are set to endure.
2019 Shangri-La Dialogue: US-China Divide Lingers Amid Asia’s Anxiety
Assessing the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Current Opportunities and Future Uncertainties  
June 03, 2019
Assessing the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Current Opportunities and Future Uncertainties  
While the much-anticipated report is a notable development for US Asia policy and offers much promise, there remain uncertainties about how rhetoric will translate into reality.
Assessing the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Current Opportunities and Future Uncertainties  
Southeast Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative
May 15, 2019
Southeast Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative
A closer look at the dynamics behind the subregion’s continued management of the opportunities and challenges within the evolving initiative.  
Southeast Asia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative
South China Sea Minilateralism: Between Opportunities and Limits
May 13, 2019
South China Sea Minilateralism: Between Opportunities and Limits
While joint activities between regional states are no doubt significant, they need to be kept in perspective relative to broader trends.
South China Sea Minilateralism: Between Opportunities and Limits
Advancing Democracy in the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
April 24, 2019
Advancing Democracy in the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
Further developing the governance pillar of U.S. Asia strategy will require managing a mix of opportunities and challenges.
Advancing Democracy in the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
Assessing Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
April 23, 2019
Assessing Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
A closer look at the current status and future prospects of one of Taiwan’s flagship foreign policy initiatives.
Assessing Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The South Korean Perspective
March 21, 2019
A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The South Korean Perspective
How does South Korea fit into FOIP, and how would Seoul like to see the concept evolve?
A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The South Korean Perspective
The Future of Asia’s Quad: Managing the Perceptions Gap
March 20, 2019
The Future of Asia’s Quad: Managing the Perceptions Gap
Despite some ongoing adjustments, the key regional challenge for the Quad is addressing a lingering perceptions gap in some quarters.
The Future of Asia’s Quad: Managing the Perceptions Gap
What Concerns Japan in the Pacific?
October 18, 2018
What Concerns Japan in the Pacific?
Tokyo remains highly engaged among Pacific Island states, and shares some of their concerns about China.
What Concerns Japan in the Pacific?
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
September 06, 2018
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
It's time to stop debating “free and open Indo-Pacific” rhetoric, and focus on the action required to move FOIP forward.
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge in the Spotlight at 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue
June 05, 2018
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge in the Spotlight at 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue
The administration needs to address key challenges to make its new strategic approach succeed.
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge in the Spotlight at 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue
What China Thinks of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
April 27, 2018
What China Thinks of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
Chinese scholars see the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy as containment, but aren’t convinced it’ll stick.
What China Thinks of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
April 27, 2018
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
FOIP presents a dilemma to the Moon government, which is treading on a tightrope between the U.S. and China.
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
April 27, 2018
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Concerns that the FOIP could erode ASEAN’s centrality can only be assuaged by a clear definition of the concept.
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
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