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The Real Test for US-Malaysia Relations in the Trump Era
September 06, 2017
The Real Test for US-Malaysia Relations in the Trump Era
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s first White House visit is a chance to address broader challenges in bilateral ties.
The Real Test for US-Malaysia Relations in the Trump Era
Singapore Deploys Military Helicopters For US Hurricane Operations
August 30, 2017
Singapore Deploys Military Helicopters For US Hurricane Operations
City-state offers help as storm continues to wreak destruction.
Singapore Deploys Military Helicopters For US Hurricane Operations
New Philippines Radar System Spotlights US-ASEAN Maritime Security
August 29, 2017
New Philippines Radar System Spotlights US-ASEAN Maritime Security
A new system transferred by Washington highlights its continued focus on enhancing regional maritime security in Southeast Asia.
New Philippines Radar System Spotlights US-ASEAN Maritime Security
US-Vietnam Defense Relations Under Trump Get a Boost With First Aircraft Carrier Visit
August 09, 2017
US-Vietnam Defense Relations Under Trump Get a Boost With First Aircraft Carrier Visit
The move represents yet another step forward for security ties under the Trump administration amid lingering concerns.
US-Vietnam Defense Relations Under Trump Get a Boost With First Aircraft Carrier Visit
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
August 03, 2017
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
The Trump administration continues to call for Pyongyang’s suspension despite the challenges that this entails.
Should North Korea Be Kicked Out of the ASEAN Regional Forum?
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
August 02, 2017
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
The visit offers the Trump administration a chance to build out its Asia policy amid uncertainties in the subregion.
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump
July 25, 2017
North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump
An old worry is being expressed with a renewed sense of urgency.
North Korea-Myanmar Links in the Spotlight Under Trump
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
July 03, 2017
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
Though an upcoming summit meeting offers room for both sides to boost the relationship, there are also lingering challenges.
A US-Thailand Alliance Boost Under Trump and Prayut?
Trump’s Big Asia Summit Month?  
June 15, 2017
Trump’s Big Asia Summit Month?  
Despite lingering questions about its Asia strategy, the administration looks set for a string of meetings with the region’s leaders.
Trump’s Big Asia Summit Month?  
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
June 14, 2017
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
A closer look at a new approval by the Thai government this week.
Is Thailand Now Buying More Arms From China?
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
June 14, 2017
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Scott Swift was in Manila this week.
US Navy Commander’s Philippines Voyage Reaffirms Alliance in Duterte Era
US Delivers Six Patrol Vessels to Vietnam in Defense Boost
May 25, 2017
US Delivers Six Patrol Vessels to Vietnam in Defense Boost
Handover indicates expanding security collaboration between the two partners is continuing under Trump.
US Delivers Six Patrol Vessels to Vietnam in Defense Boost
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
May 13, 2017
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
An important recent engagement between the two sides was more than just about North Korea.
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
The Real Challenge for US-ASEAN Relations Under Trump
May 05, 2017
The Real Challenge for US-ASEAN Relations Under Trump
Though the recent spurt of high-level engagement is welcome, this talk needs to be followed up by action.
The Real Challenge for US-ASEAN Relations Under Trump
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
May 04, 2017
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
Though the Philippine president has complicated things, focusing on this episode alone obscures more enduring challenges on the South China Sea question.
The Truth About Duterte’s ASEAN South China Sea Blow
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
April 27, 2017
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
A look at what is in store for the largest drills between the two allies set to kick off next month.
What To Expect From The 2017 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise
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