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US-Thailand Alliance in the Spotlight with New Combat Vehicle Deal
May 20, 2019
US-Thailand Alliance in the Spotlight with New Combat Vehicle Deal
The development comes as both sides continue to manage opportunities and challenges in their broader relationship.
US-Thailand Alliance in the Spotlight with New Combat Vehicle Deal
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
March 13, 2019
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
While Washington's new commitment clarity may be significant, the broader and longer-term challenges of alliance management remain.
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
Strengthening the US-Thailand Alliance for an Indo-Pacific Future
December 07, 2018
Strengthening the US-Thailand Alliance for an Indo-Pacific Future
Beyond managing challenges, both sides can seize opportunities to reinforce an important relationship amid broader strategic trends.
Strengthening the US-Thailand Alliance for an Indo-Pacific Future
What Does Mattis’ Visit Reveal About US-Vietnam Defense Ties Under Trump?
October 17, 2018
What Does Mattis’ Visit Reveal About US-Vietnam Defense Ties Under Trump?
The trip had both symbolic and substantive significance for the relationship despite lingering concerns.
What Does Mattis’ Visit Reveal About US-Vietnam Defense Ties Under Trump?
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
Indonesia’s New Attack Helicopters Put Spotlight on US-Indonesia Defense Ties
May 24, 2018
Indonesia’s New Attack Helicopters Put Spotlight on US-Indonesia Defense Ties
The two sides held a ceremony last week to commemorate another completed delivery of military equipment.
Indonesia’s New Attack Helicopters Put Spotlight on US-Indonesia Defense Ties
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
February 06, 2018
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
A closer look at what an uptick in American involvement at the event signals about the administration’s approach.
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
What Will the 2018 Cobra Gold Military Exercises in Thailand Look Like?
January 31, 2018
What Will the 2018 Cobra Gold Military Exercises in Thailand Look Like?
This year’s drills will be closely watched for what it says about the US-Thailand alliance and Thailand itself.
What Will the 2018 Cobra Gold Military Exercises in Thailand Look Like?
What’s Next for US-Indonesia Defense Relations Under Trump?
January 24, 2018
What’s Next for US-Indonesia Defense Relations Under Trump?
A closer look at the opportunities and challenges for security ties.
What’s Next for US-Indonesia Defense Relations Under Trump?
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
January 23, 2018
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
Amid his stops in Indonesia and Vietnam, questions remain over the direction of the Trump administration's Asia policy.
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?
January 05, 2018
What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?
Old alliance dynamics are at work in a new controversy.
What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?
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
Mekong Disaster Drills Highlight US-ASEAN Subregional Cooperation
December 14, 2017
Mekong Disaster Drills Highlight US-ASEAN Subregional Cooperation
Disaster response drills put the spotlight on the subregional component of U.S. ties with the region.
Mekong Disaster Drills Highlight US-ASEAN Subregional Cooperation
US-Philippines Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight with Coast Watch Center Visit
December 12, 2017
US-Philippines Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight with Coast Watch Center Visit
A key facility in maritime security collaboration was in the headlines again this week.
US-Philippines Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight with Coast Watch Center Visit
US-Philippines Military Exercise Signals Strengthened Defense Ties in the Duterte Era
November 29, 2017
US-Philippines Military Exercise Signals Strengthened Defense Ties in the Duterte Era
Engagement is another sign of a relationship on the uptick following a rocky start under the new Philippine president.
US-Philippines Military Exercise Signals Strengthened Defense Ties in the Duterte Era
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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