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What’s in the New US-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
October 24, 2018
What’s in the New US-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
The announcement of the forthcoming drills spotlighted Washington’s efforts to deepen defense ties with Southeast Asian states.
What’s in the New US-ASEAN Maritime Exercise?
US-ASEAN Defense Ties in Focus With Maritime Security Exercise
August 27, 2018
US-ASEAN Defense Ties in Focus With Maritime Security Exercise
A closer look at the ongoing activity within the annual SEACAT exercise and its significance.
US-ASEAN Defense Ties in Focus With Maritime Security Exercise
US Pacific Partnership 2018 Moves to Southeast Asia
March 31, 2018
US Pacific Partnership 2018 Moves to Southeast Asia
Asia’s largest annual multilateral HADR exercise kicked off this year’s iteration of its subregional engagements with a move to Indonesia this week.
US Pacific Partnership 2018 Moves to Southeast Asia
New Indonesia Drones Spotlight US-ASEAN Maritime Security Initiative
February 24, 2018
New Indonesia Drones Spotlight US-ASEAN Maritime Security Initiative
Reports of new UAVs for Indonesia highlight Washington’s ongoing efforts to boost regional maritime security capabilities.
New Indonesia Drones Spotlight US-ASEAN Maritime Security Initiative
What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?
January 05, 2018
What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?
Old alliance dynamics are at work in a new controversy.
What’s Behind the New US-Thailand Military Facility Hype?
Mekong Disaster Drills Highlight US-ASEAN Subregional Cooperation
December 14, 2017
Mekong Disaster Drills Highlight US-ASEAN Subregional Cooperation
Disaster response drills put the spotlight on the subregional component of U.S. ties with the region.
Mekong Disaster Drills Highlight US-ASEAN Subregional Cooperation
US-Philippines Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight with Coast Watch Center Visit
December 12, 2017
US-Philippines Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight with Coast Watch Center Visit
A key facility in maritime security collaboration was in the headlines again this week.
US-Philippines Coast Guard Cooperation in the Spotlight with Coast Watch Center Visit
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
October 27, 2017
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
Though a miss would no doubt be unfortunate, its significance also needs to be kept in perspective.
Would a Trump EAS Philippines Miss Matter for US Asia Policy?
A US-China Role in the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols?
October 13, 2017
A US-China Role in the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols?
The expansion of the indigenous initiative needs to be properly framed.
A US-China Role in the New Sulu Sea Trilateral Patrols?
US Hosts Counter-Islamic State Meet Amid ASEAN Terror Fears
July 11, 2017
US Hosts Counter-Islamic State Meet Amid ASEAN Terror Fears
There's lingering uncertainty in Southeast Asia even as military advances are made against the militant group.
US Hosts Counter-Islamic State Meet Amid ASEAN Terror Fears
The Ticking Clock on Trump's Asia Strategy
July 06, 2017
The Ticking Clock on Trump's Asia Strategy
The administration needs to unveil a more comprehensive approach to the region soon.
The Ticking Clock on Trump's Asia Strategy
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
May 13, 2017
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
An important recent engagement between the two sides was more than just about North Korea.
What Was the First Special US-ASEAN Meeting Under Trump Really About?
The Real Challenge for US-ASEAN Relations Under Trump
May 05, 2017
The Real Challenge for US-ASEAN Relations Under Trump
Though the recent spurt of high-level engagement is welcome, this talk needs to be followed up by action.
The Real Challenge for US-ASEAN Relations Under Trump
What Did Pence’s Indonesia Visit Achieve?
April 22, 2017
What Did Pence’s Indonesia Visit Achieve?
A closer look at what the vice-president accomplished during his trip to the Southeast Asian state.
What Did Pence’s Indonesia Visit Achieve?
What Will the Biggest US-Philippines Military Exercise Look Like Under Duterte?
April 18, 2017
What Will the Biggest US-Philippines Military Exercise Look Like Under Duterte?
A closer look at what we know about this year's Balikatan exercises and what they say about the state of the alliance.
What Will the Biggest US-Philippines Military Exercise Look Like Under Duterte?
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
April 01, 2017
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
The strategic case is quite compelling. 
Why Trump Should Go to APEC and EAS in Vietnam and the Philippines
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