June 09, 2022
Why Is the US Ambivalent About Trade Engagement in the Indo-Pacific?
By Hanh Nguyen
Changing sentiments at home mean the United States is now more enthusiastic about enforcing trade rules than facilitating trade.
January 20, 2022
Biden’s Asia Policy, 1 Year In
By Danny Russel and Wendy Cutler
One year into the Biden administration, what should we make of its policy toward Asia and the Indo-Pacific?
February 25, 2021
Biden to Order a Review of US Supply Chains for Vital Goods
By Associated Press
Over the past year, the fragility of vital supply chains has been revealed repeatedly.
December 17, 2020
US Government Officially Labels Vietnam a Currency Manipulator
By Sebastian Strangio
The unprecedented designation threatens to generate frictions with an important U.S. partner in Southeast Asia.
November 02, 2020
To Compete With China, the US Needs to Drop ‘America First’
By Troy Stangarone
If the United States is to engage in a long-term great power competition with China, it will need to decouple from the Trump administration’s “America First” agenda.
July 01, 2019
How Many Xi-Trump Personal Truces Will It Take to End the Trade War?
By Ankit Panda
The Osaka “truce” just happened. How long until it falls apart and the trade war cycle repeats itself?
March 06, 2019
The US GSP Decision: Risks to US-India Relations and Upsides for China
By Aman Thakker
Trade tensions between the United States and India have risen to a new level.
December 08, 2018
How India Is Navigating Global Trade Agreement Trends
By Divesh Kaul
What recent agreements like the CPTPP and USMCA mean for India.
September 20, 2018
US, China Both Remain Defiant as Trade War Deepens
By Shannon Tiezzi
Another $260 billion in total tariffs is set to take effect between the U.S. and China. Both sides are claiming they'll be fine.
September 02, 2018
TPP, RCEP and the Liberal Economic Order
By Mie Oba
Proponents of the liberal economic order have reason to be concerned.
September 01, 2018
Trade, War, and the South China Sea
By Roncevert Ganan Almond
In water where progress was once assumed, an ominous front is now forming.
August 23, 2018
The Misconceptions at the Heart of the US-China Trade War
By Bonnie Girard
Talks won't do much good unless both sides come to understand how their opponent thinks about the issues.