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US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
March 06, 2018
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
The talks for a new SMA come at a sensitive time for the alliance.
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
Is It Finally Time for a US-India Free Trade Agreement?
February 24, 2018
Is It Finally Time for a US-India Free Trade Agreement?
For too long, ambitions for the U.S.-India economic relationship have not matched the soaring strategic rhetoric.
Is It Finally Time for a US-India Free Trade Agreement?
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
February 01, 2018
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
Can China finally surpass the United States as the top aid donor in East Asia?
Chinese Foreign Aid in East Asia During the Trump Era
Why China Won't Be Glad to See US-Pakistan Relations Take a Nosedive in 2018
January 22, 2018
Why China Won't Be Glad to See US-Pakistan Relations Take a Nosedive in 2018
China sees more of a challenge than an opportunity in the ongoing U.S.-Pakistan tiff.
Why China Won't Be Glad to See US-Pakistan Relations Take a Nosedive in 2018
Deciphering U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
January 18, 2018
Deciphering U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
A narrative of power, without persuasion
Deciphering U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
January 12, 2018
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Is Donald Trump the U.S. president to get Pakistan to do the United States' bidding? Probably not.
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
January 09, 2018
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
Will Trump succeed where previous U.S. presidents have failed?
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
December 29, 2017
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
The Trump National Security Strategy document flatters India, but how can New Delhi reap the benefits from the United States?
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
Don't Look to Trump's National Security Strategy for Hints on Where US Asia Policy Is Headed
December 27, 2017
Don't Look to Trump's National Security Strategy for Hints on Where US Asia Policy Is Headed
It does appear, though, that there's a path of confrontation ahead for the United States and China.
Don't Look to Trump's National Security Strategy for Hints on Where US Asia Policy Is Headed
Trump Administration Nominates Experienced Diplomat for Top Asia Spot at US State Department
December 20, 2017
Trump Administration Nominates Experienced Diplomat for Top Asia Spot at US State Department
Susan Thornton, an experienced career diplomat, may become the United States' top Asia diplomat.
Trump Administration Nominates Experienced Diplomat for Top Asia Spot at US State Department
Trump's Trip to China: Poor Optics and Missed Opportunities
November 10, 2017
Trump's Trip to China: Poor Optics and Missed Opportunities
Trump's visit merely papered over the cracks of the huge issues dividing the two superpowers.
Trump's Trip to China: Poor Optics and Missed Opportunities
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
November 09, 2017
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
The Trump administration makes North Korea an old and stale offer — that'll do for now.
Muddling on With Pyongyang: Trump's South Korea Trip and a Return to Equilibrium
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
November 09, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
How did Trump's first-ever presidential trip to U.S. allies Japan and South Korea go?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
Trump Shifts Course, Will Attend East Asia Summit in Manila
November 06, 2017
Trump Shifts Course, Will Attend East Asia Summit in Manila
Trump decides to attend the entirety of the EAS after conversations with "fellow leaders."
Trump Shifts Course, Will Attend East Asia Summit in Manila
The Costs of Trump's East Asia Summit No-Show
November 05, 2017
The Costs of Trump's East Asia Summit No-Show
Why Trump’s no-show at the East Asia Summit is a massive own goal.
The Costs of Trump's East Asia Summit No-Show
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
November 02, 2017
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
Trump must show that he can think strategically and not just transactionally to avoid the worst.
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
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