April 09, 2021
The Japan-US Alliance During the Biden Administration
By KAWASHIMA Shin
One way of looking at the 2+2 meeting is that a selection of items for future consideration was put on the table. What becomes of these items going forward is now the critical question.
March 31, 2021
Danny Russel on US Asia Policy Under Biden
By Shannon Tiezzi
The vice president of the Asia Society Policy Institute (and former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs) on what we can glean from the administration's recent Asia outreach.
March 22, 2021
The South Korea-US 2+2 Talks: Who Came Out Ahead?
By Sukjoon Yoon
While the two sides were careful to avoid open disagreement, there are clear areas of tensions, from approaches to China and North Korea to alliance issues involving Japan.
March 18, 2021
US Defense Secretary Austin’s Visit to India: A Sign of Closer India-US Security Ties
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Austin is set to land in India on Friday, for a visit that aims to deepen defense cooperation between the United States and India.
March 16, 2021
North Korea Warns US Not to ‘Cause a Stink’ Before Seoul Meeting
By Kim Tong-Hyung
Kim Yo Jong issued a warning statement ahead of a U.S.-South Korea 2+2, in Pyongyang’s first direct comment to the Biden administration.
March 12, 2021
The US-ROK Alliance in 2021: Back on Track?
By Ankit Panda
With a cost-sharing deal finally agreed, what lies ahead for the U.S.-South Korea alliance?
February 11, 2021
Biden Administration Seeks to Stabilize US-Philippines Alliance
By Sebastian Strangio
The Biden administration is keen on shoring up its alliance with Philippines, but President Rodrigo Duterte remains the joker in the pack.