May 02, 2020
Getting the Pacific Deterrence Initiative Right
By Benjamin Rimland and Patrick Buchan
The PDI will undoubtedly set the groundwork for U.S. defense posture in Asia for the foreseeable future. Getting it right matters.
March 10, 2020
Has Japan’s Foreign Policy Gone Beyond the Yoshida Doctrine?
By Ayako Kusunoki
The principles of Japanese foreign policy have evolved.
September 16, 2019
The Future of American Power Will be Shaped in the Indo-Pacific
By Monish Tourangbam
How will the United States maximize its gains and minimize its losses in the emerging geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific?
July 30, 2019
Military Build-up in the Asia-Pacific: An Interview With Hawaii’s Sen. Brian Schatz
By Jon Letman
Hawaii’s senior senator discusses missile defense, prospects for peace on the Korean peninsula, and more.
February 21, 2019
Top US, Maldives Diplomats Meet in Washington
By Ankit Panda
The meeting marks the highest-level interaction between the two countries since a change in government in Malé.
January 30, 2019
The Art of the Balance: Japan, China and the United States
By Catherine Putz
It’s no easy thing to balance a distant ally with a worrisome close neighbor.
August 07, 2018
Navigating Asia’s Stormy Seas: Regional Perspectives on US-China Competition
By Michael S. Chase and Mara Karlin
In an era of uncertainty, countries across the region are carefully balancing relations with Washington and Beijing.
July 07, 2018
North Korea Talks: Getting Around the Sequencing Problem
By Joshua Nezam
The sequencing problem requires coordination between the U.S., China, and Korea to pressure meaningful steps from Kim.
May 07, 2018
What Makes America the Most Powerful State in Asia?
By Catherine Putz
In the Lowy Institute's Asia Power Index, Washington remains on top. But China isn't far behind.
August 01, 2017
Why the United States Congress Should Work to Advance US-India Ties
By Raymond E. Vickery, Jr.
The future development of the U.S.-India relationship will require legislative ballast in the United States.
April 20, 2017
China’s Quest to Marginalize the US Hits a North Korea-Sized Snag
By Kerry Brown
China's plan to globally circumvent the U.S. is working. There's just one problem: North Korea.
January 27, 2017
What to Make of the New US Defense Secretary's 'Apology Tour'
By Alex Ward
In Asia next week, it's up to Mattis to salvage key relationships bruised by President Trump's campaign rhetoric.