May 18, 2022
Sizing-up the US-ASEAN Summit and Vietnam’s Place in the World
By Luke Hunt
A conversation with veteran academic Carl Thayer.
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.
August 20, 2021
What Washington’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Means for Southeast Asia
By John Harley Breen
The haphazard withdrawal will likely reinforce long-standing queries about the strength of U.S. commitments in the region.
August 02, 2021
As Summits Loom, Biden Administration Bolsters Engagement With Southeast Asia
By Sebastian Strangio
While differences remain, Washington's current efforts will go some way to allaying Southeast Asian concerns about U.S. disengagement from the region.
November 20, 2020
Southeast Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency
By Ankit Panda
Will a Biden administration renew attention on Southeast Asia?
January 14, 2020
US Presidential Elections 2020: Outlook for Southeast Asia
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Bridget Welsh.
November 15, 2018
Bringing Vietnam Into the ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
By Joshua Kurlantzick
The Trump administration can make the Free and Open Indo-Pacific idea work in Southeast Asia – with Vietnam as a model.
December 28, 2017
Donald Trump’s National Security Strategy and Southeast Asia
By Li Jie Sheng
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."