January 10, 2017
Democracy and Human Rights Shouldn’t Take a Backseat in US Southeast Asia Policy
By Michael Larkin and Hunter Marston
"As the world’s most powerful democracy, the United States can and should do more to support Southeast Asia’s democracies."
September 27, 2016
After Obama, What’s Next for ASEAN Centrality?
By David Han
Rather than relying on attention from the U.S., ASEAN members should work to maintain the bloc's relevance.
July 21, 2016
No ASEAN Consensus on the South China Sea
By Termsak Chalermpalanupap
Don't hold out too much hope for a unified stance at the upcoming ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Laos.
July 01, 2016
Why Southeast Asian Countries Avoid Tilting Too Far Toward the US
By Hunter Marston
Despite more U.S. engagement, Southeast Asian countries are getting better at hedging.
March 30, 2016
US Upgrades Economic Ties With ASEAN Amid China’s Growing Influence
By Gong Ting
As China's influence rises, Washington is seeking to expand its own economic and trade ties in Southeast Asia.
February 19, 2016
The Significance of the US-ASEAN Sunnylands Summit
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the recent U.S.-ASEAN Summit.
February 15, 2016
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
By Emirza Adi Syailendra
Can the U.S. and ASEAN find common ground on the South China Sea?
February 15, 2016
Will ASEAN Remain Central to US Asia Policy?
By Graham Webster
ASEAN centrality, or stuck in the middle?
February 14, 2016
Obama’s Sunnylands Summit: Does ASEAN Really Matter?
By Robert Manning
Can the bloc really be a U.S. strategic partner?
December 05, 2015
Lessons From Obama’s Southeast Asia Trip
By Joshua Kurlantzick
The president’s visit to Malaysia and the Philippines offered several lessons about U.S. relations with Southeast Asia.
November 26, 2015
The Importance of the Joint Statement on the US-ASEAN Strategic Partnership
By Ben Schreer and Sheryn Lee
The elevated relationship sends a clear message to China.
August 06, 2015
ASEAN Impact: Ideas, Identities and Integration
By Mercy A. Kuo and Angelica O. Tang
Insights from Alice Ba.