September 22, 2021
Does the Afghan Debacle Signal Declining US Influence?
By Niha Dagia
Experts say to maintain influence Washington “will need at a minimum to recognize the Taliban government.”
September 13, 2021
Beyond Alliance Repair: Biden Must Do More in the Indo-Pacific
By Ashley Townshend and Tom Corben
Washington must sharpen its focus on strengthening the regional order-defending agendas of its Indo-Pacific alliances.
January 08, 2021
What Are Asian Governments Saying About the Storming of the US Capitol?
By The Diplomat
A collection of official statements from across the Asia-Pacific.
December 29, 2020
To Face Down China, Should the United States Turn Away From the Middle East?
By Robert Farley
It’s not that simple. Any effort to characterize China as an existential threat implies a level of conflict that will provide justification for U.S. intervention anywhere in the world.
December 09, 2020
The Biden Administration: Asia Reacts
Yuki Tatsumi, Dino Patti Djalal, and Suhasini Haidar weigh in on the hopes and fears East, Southeast, and South Asian countries have for the Biden administration.
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.