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Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
March 09, 2018
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
U.S. President Donald Trump has a double standard for human rights in Vietnam. And it makes strategic sense.
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
February 28, 2018
Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
The Trump administration has demonstrated a willingness to engage Southeast Asian leaders of different stripes.
Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
February 21, 2018
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
How to avoid illusions and achieve gains in the U.S.-Indonesia relationship.
US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement
Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China
February 21, 2018
Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China
The United States needs to bring its expectations in line with reality.
Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China
Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy and Southeast Asia
December 28, 2017
Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy and Southeast Asia
Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy and Southeast Asia
The US National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific
December 21, 2017
The US National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific
The Trump administration makes clear the Indo-Pacific is at the top of its strategic agenda.
The US National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific
The US National Security Strategy and Great Power Relations
December 20, 2017
The US National Security Strategy and Great Power Relations
The NSS institutionalizes trends in U.S. engagement with both China and India.
The US National Security Strategy and Great Power Relations
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
November 22, 2017
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
Geopolitics beats out values as Tillerson treads softly on the Rohingya issue.
What Tillerson’s Myanmar Visit Means
Trump’s Asia Trip: Assuring Allies, Tempering Tensions
November 22, 2017
Trump’s Asia Trip: Assuring Allies, Tempering Tensions
Insights from Nien Su.
Trump’s Asia Trip: Assuring Allies, Tempering Tensions
India Shouldn’t Trust Trump and Tillerson
November 22, 2017
India Shouldn’t Trust Trump and Tillerson
Take the glowing words from this U.S. administration with a grain of salt.
India Shouldn’t Trust Trump and Tillerson
Continuity Amid Uncertainty: Philippines-US Security Relations Under the Duterte-Trump Administrations
November 15, 2017
Continuity Amid Uncertainty: Philippines-US Security Relations Under the Duterte-Trump Administrations
Continued engagements and a refocused agenda, rather than the separation of ties, characterize the alliance today.
Continuity Amid Uncertainty: Philippines-US Security Relations Under the Duterte-Trump Administrations
Trump's Half-Baked Post-Pivot Strategy
November 14, 2017
Trump's Half-Baked Post-Pivot Strategy
Trumpis threw out the idea of ‘Indo-Pacific dream’ without explaining how to realize it.
Trump's Half-Baked Post-Pivot Strategy
Trump's Post-Pivot Strategy
November 11, 2017
Trump's Post-Pivot Strategy
Trump's Indo-Pacific dream focuses on reciprocity, as well as economic and military security.
Trump's Post-Pivot Strategy
South Korea: A Promising Ally for Trump’s ‘America First’ Economic Agenda
November 03, 2017
South Korea: A Promising Ally for Trump’s ‘America First’ Economic Agenda
President Moon has proven more amenable to the U.S. than some expected. It’s time for Trump to return the favor.
South Korea: A Promising Ally for Trump’s ‘America First’ Economic Agenda
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge
October 27, 2017
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge
A look ahead at the administration's early regional vision and the challenges before it.
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
October 27, 2017
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
Though a miss would no doubt be unfortunate, its significance also needs to be kept in perspective.
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
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