November 10, 2022
The Cost of Biden’s APEC Absence
By Sam Baron
President Joe Biden’s decision to skip the APEC Leaders' Meeting sends the wrong message about the U.S. economic commitment to Southeast Asia.
November 02, 2022
US National Security Strategy 2022: The View From Bangladesh
By Ayesha Binte Towhid
The increasingly stark language of competition with China will alarm countries like Bangladesh, who want to remain friendly with both sides.
June 13, 2022
Vietnam Eyes Pragmatic Gains from the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
By Huynh Tam Sang
Participation in the new U.S. initiative could advance Vietnam’s aspiration for economic gains and a firm status in the regional economic architecture, but its full-fledged engagement is unlikely.
June 09, 2022
Can the US Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Meet the Value Proposition Challenge?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
IPEF’s evolution and prospects will partly hinge on how U.S. and regional partners define its value add in an increasingly competitive landscape.
May 24, 2022
Southeast Asian Nations Roll the Dice on Biden’s Indo-Pacific Framework
By Sebastian Strangio
The region has thrown its support behind Washington's long-awaited economic engagement plan, even as the specifics remain vague.
March 23, 2022
China-US Competition Is Not a New Cold War
By Keikichi Takahashi
The Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy shows the U.S. does not want a Cold War with China.
March 22, 2022
What the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Is Missing
By Zenel Garcia
The Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy rests on old assumptions that fail to account for the region’s dynamics and complexity.
March 16, 2022
Fancy Footwork: Biden’s Two-Step Approach to Indo-Pacific Allies
By Tom Corben and Peter K. Lee
The Biden administration took some bold steps to empower its Indo-Pacific allies and partners in 2021. But can it deliver on its promises?
February 22, 2022
India’s Place in the New US Indo-Pacific Strategy
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
New Delhi finds a prominent place in the strategy’s focus on Washington’s network of allies and partners across the Indo-Pacific.
February 18, 2022
The Biden Administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Lacks Clarity on China
By Alec Blivas
The strategy document fails to answer crucial questions about the desired balance between competition and cooperation with China.
February 16, 2022
With Blinken’s Visit to Fiji, the US Returns to the Pacific
By Grant Wyeth
China drew Washington’s attention back to the Pacific, but regional states hope the U.S. engages beyond geopolitical competition.
February 10, 2022
US Secretary of State Blinken Starts Pacific Tour in Australia
By Associated Press
Blinken’s trip to Australia for bilateral and Quad meetings will be followed by a visit to Fiji, then a Japan-South Korea-US trilateral in Hawaii.