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US Southeast Asia Counterterrorism Approach in the Headlines With New Philippines Program
June 08, 2019
US Southeast Asia Counterterrorism Approach in the Headlines With New Philippines Program
Discussions of a new program spotlighted Washington’s ongoing approach toward a key concern for U.S. policymakers.
US Southeast Asia Counterterrorism Approach in the Headlines With New Philippines Program
US-Vietnam Relations: Confronting the War Legacy Challenge   
March 15, 2019
US-Vietnam Relations: Confronting the War Legacy Challenge   
Efforts at Agent Orange decontamination reinforce the work that continues to go into addressing old challenges even as both countries seek to maximize new opportunities.
US-Vietnam Relations: Confronting the War Legacy Challenge   
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
March 13, 2019
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
While Washington's new commitment clarity may be significant, the broader and longer-term challenges of alliance management remain.
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
Strengthening the US-Thailand Alliance for an Indo-Pacific Future
December 07, 2018
Strengthening the US-Thailand Alliance for an Indo-Pacific Future
Beyond managing challenges, both sides can seize opportunities to reinforce an important relationship amid broader strategic trends.
Strengthening the US-Thailand Alliance for an Indo-Pacific Future
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
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
February 06, 2018
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
A closer look at what an uptick in American involvement at the event signals about the administration’s approach.
What Does US Participation at the Singapore Airshow Reveal About Trump’s Asia Policy?
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
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 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
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
March 30, 2017
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
How the new administration should approach Southeast Asia and ASEAN.
Trump’s Real ASEAN Test
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
November 02, 2016
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
Although the development is worrying, its impact should not be exaggerated.
Is the Philippines Triggering a ‘Duterte Effect’ in ASEAN?
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