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Again, China Doesn’t Want War With the US
November 20, 2017
Again, China Doesn’t Want War With the US
Beijing’s behavior during Trump’s trip in China once again demonstrates China’s strong intention to avoid conflict.
Again, China Doesn’t Want War With the US
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
November 17, 2017
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
What implications did Trump's trip have for the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle?
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
Parsing Trump’s Recent Policy Statements on the South China Sea
November 17, 2017
Parsing Trump’s Recent Policy Statements on the South China Sea
The U.S.-Vietnam joint statement on the South China Sea contains glaring contradictions.
Parsing Trump’s Recent Policy Statements on the South China Sea
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 2: China, Vietnam, APEC, Philippines, ASEAN, EAS, and the 'Quad'
November 15, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 2: China, Vietnam, APEC, Philippines, ASEAN, EAS, and the 'Quad'
How did Trump’s first-ever presidential trip to China, Vietnam, and the Philippines wrap up?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 2: China, Vietnam, APEC, Philippines, ASEAN, EAS, and the 'Quad'
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
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
November 10, 2017
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
Beneath the positive headlines, Trump's visit reinforced South Korea's U.S. dilemma.
The View From Seoul: Trump’s Visit and the 'Illusion of Achievement'
Shrimps, Cheese, and Knives: What Do Nations Really Fight for?
November 10, 2017
Shrimps, Cheese, and Knives: What Do Nations Really Fight for?
The ‘Dokdo shrimp’ controversy is not the first argument of its kind – in Asia or elsewhere.
Shrimps, Cheese, and Knives: What Do Nations Really Fight for?
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
Trump in Asia: Did China Win?
November 10, 2017
Trump in Asia: Did China Win?
China seems to have won a big diplomatic victory bilaterally, and even domestically and internationally.
Trump in Asia: Did China Win?
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
Does Vietnam Have Trump’s Backing?
November 08, 2017
Does Vietnam Have Trump’s Backing?
Clarity sought in Hanoi ahead of President Donald Trump’s state visit.
Does Vietnam Have Trump’s Backing?
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
November 08, 2017
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
What did the U.S. and Japan actually accomplish during Trump's first trip to Japan?
Trump Meets Abe: Beyond the Publicity
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
USAG Humphreys: The Story Behind America’s Biggest Overseas Base
November 06, 2017
USAG Humphreys: The Story Behind America’s Biggest Overseas Base
As Trump visits, the new U.S. mega-base south of Seoul is almost complete.
USAG Humphreys: The Story Behind America’s Biggest Overseas Base
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