May 18, 2022
US-ASEAN Summit a Missed Opportunity to Tackle Shrinking Civic Space Across the Region
By Pornpen Khongkachonkiet
Civil society across ASEAN is struggling to survive in the face of growing repression. Countering this alarming trend must be a top priority for the U.S.
May 14, 2022
Is the Biden Administration Serious About ‘ASEAN Centrality’?
By Xirui Li
The term is used constantly, but there still seems to be little substance to U.S. interactions with the regional body.
May 05, 2022
US-ASEAN Summit Is a Chance to Chart a New Course for Myanmar Policy
By Salai Za Uk Ling
Washington should use the upcoming summit with ASEAN to work out a new multilateral strategy to respond to the ongoing crisis.
April 29, 2022
US Credibility in ASEAN in the Shadow of the Ukraine Conflict
By David Cohen and Alexandra Koch
Washington's deepening engagement with NATO has unsettled efforts to consolidate alliances and partnerships in Southeast Asia.
November 06, 2019
How Not to Win Friends and Influence the Indo-Pacific
By Ankit Panda
Saying the Indo-Pacific matters is one thing; showing the Indo-Pacific it matters is another.
June 06, 2017
The US Needs ASEAN in Its New Asia Strategy
By Vannarith Chheang
The United States can ensure its relevance in Asia by strengthening ties with ASEAN.
March 31, 2016
Why ASEAN Must Remain Neutral on the South China Sea
By Scott Edwards
Pressure is growing for the bloc to condemn China. It should resist.
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 12, 2014
Interview: Nina Hachigian
By James Pach
Recently appointed U.S. Ambassador to ASEAN Nina Hachigian speaks to The Diplomat following the U.S.-ASEAN Summit.