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Asia Pacific Bulletin





The Asia Pacific Bulletin (APB) is produced by the East-West Center in Washington. APB publishes summaries of Congressional Study Groups, conferences, seminars, and visitor roundtables, as well as short articles and opinion pieces.

APB summaries are always two pages or less, designed for the busy professional or policymaker to capture the essence of dialogue and debate on issues of concern in US-Asia relations. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the East-West Center.

Growing Foreign and Security Policy Challenges Face India’s Re-elected Modi Government, June 2024

From Bandung to Hindutva: How the Palestine Question Shows India’s Alternative Foreign Policy Futures, May 2024

Pacific Perspectives on the US Indo-Pacific Strategy, April 2024

Enhancing the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific through Sub-Regional Initiatives: The Case of the BIMP-EAGA Initiative, April 2024

The Open Gap in the “Free and Open” Indo-Pacific, April 2024

Indian Ocean Security Means More Will Be Asked of US Allies, February 2024

Australia and the Resilient Pacific Islands, February 2024

A Renewed Philippine-United States Alliance, January 2024

The Evolution of the Partnership between NATO and Japan, November 2023

Techno-Geopolitics and US Support for India’s Quantum Ambition, November 2023

China’s South China Sea Overreach Faces Growing Obstacles, November 2023

Maui Wildfires: Opportunities and Lessons in Resiliency for the Pacific Region, November 2023

US Trade Policy Options for Pacific Islands States Require Washington’s Political Commitment, July 2023

Sustaining Congressional Engagement with Southeast Asia, June 2023

What the Compact Impact Fairness Act Means for Compact Host Governments and Migrants, June 2023

What North Korea Has Been Learning From Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine, March 2023

Two Peripheries: The Ukraine War's Effect on North Korea-Russia Relations, March 2023

United Kingdom Engagement with North Korea, March 2023

North Korea-Germany Relations: An Ambassador's Perspective of Diplomacy with Pyongyang, March 2023

From Coy to Cold Shoulder - The European Union and North Korea, March 2023

From Close Allies to Distant Comrades: The Ups and Downs of the Vietnam-North Korea Relationship, March 2023

North Korea-Guyana Relations in the Burnham Era, March 2023

A Monumental Relationship: North Korea and Namibia, March 2023

Abrogating the Visiting Forces Agreement: Its Effects on Philippines’ Security and Stability in Southeast Asia, February 2023

Understanding the Rohingya Crisis, January 2023

Strengthening Japan-ROK Relations: The Prime Time to Rebuild Relations Through Young Parliamentary Diplomacy, November 2022

After Hegemony: Japan’s Role and Dilemma in Maintaining the Rules-Based Order, November 2022

Ukraine Will Not Happen in Asia: America Seeks to Check China through Taiwan Visit and Quad Initiatives
by Sarosh Bana
August 23, 2022

Will the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment be a Game-changer in the Indo-Pacific?
by Mr. Don McLain Gill
July 28, 2022

India and the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
by Surupa Gupta, PhD
July 21, 2022

Taiwan Matters for America Special Series, July 19, 2022:


US-Korea Relations, July 12, 2022:


Special Series on The Pacific Islands, June 29, 2022:


Examining Philippine-US Cooperation Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: Setting a Broader Agenda for Educating Filipino Children and Youth
by Ma. Glenda Lopez Wui, PhD
June 13, 2022

Consolidation, Contestation, and Convergence: Revisiting American Influence on the Development of Philippine Social Sciences
by Enrique Nino Leviste, PhD
June 13, 2022

The Complex History of US-Philippine Health Partnerships
by Leslie V. Advincula-Lopez, PhD.
June 13, 2022

The Philippines-US Development Partnership
by Diana J. Mendoza, PhD
June 13, 2022

Running Out of Gas in the Philippines: A Boon or Bane?
by Majah-Leah V. Ravago, PhD
June 13, 2022

A Proverbial Shot in the Arm: US Investment Is Key to Boost Philippine Economic Recovery and Resilience
by Ser Percival K. Peña-Reyes, PhD
June 13, 2022

Philippine-United States Trade Relations: Looking Back and a Way Forward
by Dr. Marissa Maricosa A. Paderon
June 13, 2022

US-Philippine Defense Cooperation for Maritime Security
by Jennifer Oreta, PhD
June 13, 2022

Challenges and Gains in Military Relations between the Philippines and the United States
by Leslie V. Advincula-Lopez, PhD
June 13, 2022

75 Years of Philippines-US Relations: From Strategic Partnership to Multifaceted Relationship
by Dr. Maria Elissa J. Lao & Severo Madrona Jr., PhD
June 13, 2022

NATO’s Asia-Pacific Partners & Their Ukraine Response: Why Global Partnerships Matter for America
by Kimery Lynch
May 23, 2022

US Southeast Asia Policy: Towards A Balance of Commitment Approach
by Dr. Prashanth Parameswaran
March 17, 2022

US-South Korea and the Philippines: Towards a Trilateral Security Initiative
by Julio Amador
January 27, 2022

China’s Dilemmas in Bailing Out Debt-Ridden Sri Lanka
by Ganeshan Wignaraja
January 20, 2022

US-ROK Cooperation Can Improve IP Protection in Southeast Asia by a Strategic Focus on Online Counterfeiting
by Mr. Seth Hays
January 07, 2022

Creating Smarter and More Sustainable Cities in Southeast Asia: A Roadmap for United States-South Korea Cooperation
by Ms. Sea Young "Sarah" Kim
January 06, 2022

Old Ally, New Direction: Cobra Gold and Beyond
by Kitti Prasirtsuk, Ph.D
November 23, 2021

US - Thai Economic Prospects – Turning A New Page
by Judy A. Benn
November 23, 2021

Thai-US Bilateral Relations: Benefits and Challenges
by Arunrat Chumroentaweesup
November 23, 2021

Can US Assistance Reinvigorate the US-Thai Alliance?
by Thomas Parks
November 23, 2021

The Prospects of Thailand-US Economic Cooperation
by Dr. Kaewkamol Pitakdumrongkit
November 23, 2021

Sustainable Infrastructure Offers Opportunities for US-Thai Cooperation
by Courtney Weatherby
November 23, 2021

How to Move the Thailand-US Strategic Alliance Forward
by Dr. Darmp Sukontasap
November 23, 2021

Revitalize the Thai-US Alliance by Tackling 21st Century Challenges: Let’s Start by Working Together to Address Marine Plastic Debris
by Ambassador (retired) Piper Anne Wind Campbell
November 23, 2021

New Caledonia Prepares for Third and Final Referendum on Independence from France
by Ashley Westerman
November 18, 2021

European Middle Powers in the Indo-Pacific amid Great-Power Strategic Competition
by Nilanthi Samaranayake
June 29, 2021

India’s Options in a Contested Environment: Constraints and Prospects
by Prakash Gopal
June 29, 2021

In Its Hour of Need: India’s Covid-19 Crisis and the Future of The Indo-Pacific
by Jivanta Schottli
June 29, 2021

India’s Networking Response to the Chinese Threat
by Rajesh Basrur
June 29, 2021

Re-thinking Coalitions: The United States in a World of Great Power Competition
by Timothy D. Hoyt
June 29, 2021

Covid’s Impact on India’s Soft Power in the Indo-Pacific
by Rani D. Mullen
June 29, 2021

Improving Land Connectivity Around the Bay of Bengal is Essential for Integration
by Pritam Banerjee
May 12, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Asia-Centric Focus in a Contested Bay of Bengal Region
by Dushni Weekaroon and Kithmina Hewage
May 12, 2021

Dealing with Coronavirus Pandemic in the Bay of Bengal Region
by Prabir De
May 12, 2021

Making BIMSTEC a Regional Vehicle for Nepal’s Economic Growth
by Sunil K.C.
May 12, 2021

Harnessing Inland Waterways for Inclusive Trade Among Bay of Bengal Countries
by Veena Vidyadharan
May 12, 2021

Importance of the Bay of Bengal as a Causeway between the Indian and Pacific Oceans
by Tariq Karim
May 12, 2021

Forging a Bay of Bengal Community is the Need of the Hour
by Sabyasachi Dutta
May 12, 2021

COVID-19 Crisis Response Offers Insight into Evolving U.S.-Cambodia Relations
by Peter Valente and Matthew Sullivan
April 27, 2021

The U.S.-Japan Relationship: Modeling New Frontiers in Subnational Diplomacy
by Sarah Sieloff and Sean Connell
March 18, 2021

United States-Japan Cooperation on Democracy and Equity Should Tackle Gender and Racial Justice
by Kristin Wilson and Jackie F. Steele
March 18, 2021

Navigating the Rift Between Micronesia and the Pacific Islands Forum
by Richard Pruett
March 2, 2021

Japan Can Remain an Important U.S. Ally Despite Demographic Challenges
by Mina Pollmann
February 24, 2021

The United States and Japan Should Cooperate to Include India in Indo-Pacific Economic Governance
by Kensuke Yanagida
February 24, 2021

Increasing Support for U.S.-Japan Alliance in Okinawa is Not a Pipedream
by Hillary C. Dauer
February 24, 2021

A U.S.-Japan Dual-Citizen Arrangement Can Benefit Both Countries
by Rei Coleman
February 24, 2021

Biden Must Assist Japan and South Korea with the History Issue
by Tom Le
February 24, 2021

Partisan Biases in U.S.-Japan Relations, February 2021
by Paul Nadeau
February 24, 2021

Timor‐Leste's ASEAN Membership Prospects in a Time of Geopolitical Ambiguity
by Hanna Foreman
January 6, 2021

Philippine Diplomacy and Foreign Policy: “Quo Vadis?”
by Reiñer Subijano
December 16, 2020

A Search for Independence in President Duterte’s Foreign Policy
by Denise Layla P. Miram
December 16, 2020

"Diplomacy" with China Made the Philippines a COVID‐19 Hotspot in Southeast Asia
by Sheena A. Valenzuela
December 16, 2020

The New Normal of President Duterte’s Independent Foreign Policy
by Julio Amador and Deryk Baladjay
December 16, 2020

U.S. Policy Toward Cambodia Requires Nuance
by Charles Dunst
December 3, 2020

Strengthening US-Japan-Southeast Asia Cooperation on Connectvity in the Indo-Pacific
by Kensuke Yanagida
November 11, 2020

New Delhi’s Quest for Quantum Technologies
by Vibhanshu Shekhar
October 28, 2020

Measuring Shinzo Abe’s Impact on the Indo-Pacific
by Dr. John Hemmings
October 21, 2020

Riparian Governance in South Asia: Many Rivers to Cross
by Rajiv Bhatia
October 13, 2020

A Role Model for Water Governance in a Shared Basin: the Example of the Danube
by Ivan Zavadsky
October 8, 2020

Lessons from Australia’s Intra-Country Transboundary Rivers Governance
by John Dore
October 8, 2020

Stakeholder Engagement on Transboundary Water Management in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
by Jake Brunner and Raphaël Glémet
October 8, 2020

The Need to Move from Water Government to Water Governance Involving Civil Society
by Leonie Pearson
October 8, 2020

Stakeholder engagement in the Mekong River: Relevant Findings from the Blue Peace Index
by Matus Samel
October 8, 2020

Negotiating Transboundary River Governance in Myanmar
by Khin Ohnmar Htwe
October 8, 2020

United States-Canada Transboundary Water Governance Prioritizes Stakeholder Engagement
by Jane Corwin
October 8, 2020

From Transparent to Transparency: The Evolution of the Mekong River Commission's Prior Consultation Process
by An Pich Hatda
October 8, 2020

Forward the Mekong-U.S. Partnership
by Brian Eyler and Courtney Weatherby
October 8, 2020

The United States and Fiji Reaffirm Security Assistance Cooperation
by Ambassador Steven McGann (ret)
September 15, 2020

Japan’s Counter-Strike Debate Amid the Post-Prime Minister Abe Leadership Race
by Yoichiro Sato
September 3, 2020

Japan’s Demographic Shifts and Regional Security Challenges Ahead
by Andrew Oros
August 26, 2020

Are America’s East Asia Allies Willing and Able to Host U.S. Intermediate-Range Missiles?
by Eric Gomez
August 19, 2020

Mongolia’s Response to Increasing U.S.-China-Russia Rivalry in Asia
by Alicia Campi
August 7, 2020

Cambodia’s State of Emergency Law and its Social and Political Implications
by Kimkong Heng
August 6, 2020

US-Japanese Strategic Dissonance and Southeast Asian Infrastructure Finance
by Pon Souvannaseng
July 29, 2020

Southeast Asia’s Small Businesses Need Regional Readiness Boost in COVID-19 New Normal
by Tommy K. S. Koh
July 22

Tracking COVID-19 in the Age of AI and Tech Wars
by June Park
July 17, 2020

Planning the Future of Korea's New Southern Policy
by Sungil Kwak
July 16, 2020

Korea's New Southern Policy: Diversifying Economic and Strategic Portfolios
by Seonjou Kang
July 16, 2020

A Need to Rethink Peace Cooperation in Korea's New Southern Policy
by Jaehyon Lee
July 16, 2020

Korea's New Southern Policy: Progress, Problems, and Prospects
by Yoon Ah Oh
July 16, 2020

China's Western Opportunities
by Daniel Markey
June 30, 2020

Taking Stock of United States-Vietnam Relations 45 Years After the Fall of Saigon
by Dr. Huong Le Thu
June 24, 2020

The New in the “New Normal” for the Post-COVID Pacific Islands
by Richard Herr
June 10, 2020

Pyongyang’s Foreign Relations: Amidst a Diplomatic Standstill, Will Old Friendships Fade Away?
by Daniel Wertz
May 27, 2020

The Strengths and the Opportunities of the New Silk Road Strategy in the Middle East
by Mordechai Chaziza
May 20, 2020

Same Game, No Winners: COVID-19, U.S.-China Rivalry, and Southeast Asian Geopolitics
by Ian Storey and Malcolm Cook
May 13, 2020

The United States and Japan’s Semiconductor Supply Chain Diversification Efforts Should Include Southeast Asia
by Jeffrey D. Bean
May 6, 2020

U.S., Japan, and Southeast Asia Cooperation: Building a Data Governance Blueprint
by Mark Manantan
April 30, 2020

Automation Challenges in Southeast Asia
by William "Whit" Lloyd
April 21, 2020

The Strategic Imperatives of Modi’s Indo-Pacific Ocean Initiative
by Jagannath Panda
April 8, 2020

New Zealand Picks up on the Indo-Pacific
by David Scott
March 18, 2020

A United States-Kiribati Compact of Free Association Would Yield Mutual Dividends
by Richard K. Pruett
March 5, 2020

America’s “Pacific Principle” in an Indivisible Pacific Islands Region
by Satu Limaye
February 12, 2020

Taiwan’s 2020 Election and Its Implications for the New Southbound Policy
by H.H. Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang
February 5, 2020

Four Factors that Could Shape Southeast Asia in the Coming Decade
by Amitav Acharya
January 29, 2019

Has U.S. Government Angst over the China Danger Diminished?
by Robert Sutter
January 22, 2020

Addressing China’s Exported Emissions
by Amy Namur
December 11, 2019

Thailand’s Response to the United States on Labor Rights
by Ruji Auethavornpipat
December 4, 2019

Domestic Politics Force India’s Withdrawal from RCEP and Broader Trade Disengagement
by Amitendu Palit
November 26, 2019

US-Southeast Asia Trade is Increasing, but so are Deficits,
by Malcolm Cook
October 16, 2019

A Vietnam Perspective on Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy,
by Tu Lai
October 2, 2019

Too little, too late for Myanmar in Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy?
by Andrea Passeri
October 2, 2019

Progress and Limitations in Malaysia-Taiwan Relations under Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
by Ngeow Chow-Bing
October 2, 2019

India’s Act East and Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy are Win-Win
by Saheli Chattaraj
October 2, 2019

Making the Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact Work for Sri Lanka
by Ganeshan Wignaraja
September 18, 2019

Joko Widodo’s Re-Election and Indonesia’s Domestically Anchored Foreign Policy
by Tiola
August 13, 2019

Emerging Trends in India-U.S. Oil and Gas Engagement
by Sujata Ashwarya
August 7, 2019

Australia’s Approach to the South China Sea Disputes
by Rebecca Strating
July 24, 2019

Belt and Road Initiative 2.0: ‘Qualitatively’ Different?
by N. Janardhan
July 11, 2019

Overestimating the Power of China´s BRI – Lessons Drawn from Japanese ODA Engagement in Asia
by Raymond Yamamoto
June 26, 2019

Pathways for the United States and Vietnam to Establish a Strategic Partnership by 2020
by Thi Bich Tran
June 20, 2019

Slim Prospects for US-Pakistan Relations to Pivot from AFPAK to Indo-Pacific
by Riaz Khokhar
No. 481, June 19, 2019

Expanding Opportunities for Multinational Corporations in U.S.-Japan-Southeast Asia Relations
by Darren Mangado
May 13, 2019

Demystifying Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty Talks Before the June 2019 G20 Osaka Summit
by Vitaly Kozyrev
May 6, 2019

Russia and India: Correcting Damaged Relations
by Alexey Kupriyanov
May 6, 2019

China in Russia's Turn to the East
by Artyom Lukin
May 6, 2019

Russia’s Ambivalence about an Indo-Pacific Strategy
by Ekaterina Koldunova
May 6, 2019

Understanding Russia’s Strategic Engagement with the Indo-Asia-Pacific
by Alexey D. Muraviev
May 6, 2019

The U.S.-Japan Alliance and ASEAN-centric Security Institutions: Vietnam's Perspective
by Huy Pham Quang
May 1, 2019

Taiwan's New Southbound Policy: Limited Progress and Future Concerns
by Kwei-Bo Huang
April 17, 2019

The New Southbound Policy and Legal Constraints to Indonesia-Taiwan Education Exchange
by Tirta N. Mursitama, Shidarta, and Yi Ying
April 10, 2019

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy: Accomplishments and Perceptions
by Ja Ian Chong
April 10, 2019

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy in the U.S. Free and Open Indo-Pacific
by Russell Hsiao and Marzia Borsoi-Kelly
April 10, 2019

Strategic Highlights of Taiwan’s People-Centered New Southbound Policy
by Alan H. Yang and Jeremy Chiang
April 10, 2019

Indo-Pacific Development and Stability as Context for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
by Michael Hsiao
April 10, 2019

The United States and Japan Should Engage Southeast Asia through Science Diplomacy
by Elyse Mark
April 3, 2019

Challenges for US-Japan Collaboration on Southeast Asia’s Energy Infrastructure
by Courtney Weatherby
April 2, 2019

US-Japan Water Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
by Kei Namba
March 27, 2019

Japan Holds the Reins of the US-Japan Trade Talks
by Kyoko Suzuki
March 26, 2019

Israel in the Sino-US Great Power Competition
by Roie Yellinek
March 5, 2019

North Korea and ASEAN: Friends Again, but It's Complicated
by Daniel Wertz
February 20, 2019

Vietnam-North Korea: Communism Could not Unite Them, Can Capitalism?
by Huong Le Thu
February 20, 2019

Historically Balanced Thailand-North Korea Relations
by Kavi Chongkittavorn
No. 460, February 20, 2019

Factors Shaping Philippines-North Korea Relations
by Aaron Rabena
February 20, 2019

Myanmar-North Korea Relations are Primarily a Contest between Myanmar’s Civilian Government and Its Military
by Khun Nyan Min Htet
February 20, 2019

How North Korea-Mongolia Relations Have Jumpstarted the Korean Peninsula Peace Process
by Alicia Campi
No. 457, February 20, 2019

From Neutrality to Pragmatism in Malaysia-North Korea Relations
by Chiew-Ping Hoo
February 20, 2019

Pyongyang and India: Strategic Choices on the Korean Peninsula
by Jagannath Panda
February 20, 2019

Cambodia-North Korea Relations
by Chheang Vannarith
February 20, 2019

The Philippine-US Alliance in 2019
by Julio Amador
February 6, 2019

Global Britain and Global Japan: A New Alliance in the Indo-Pacific?
by John Hemmings and James Rogers
January 31, 2019

The Limitations of Summits around the Korean Peninsula
by Leif-Eric Easley
January 30, 2019

Recognizing Israel Aligns with Indonesia’s Interests, Ambitions, & Constitution
by Niruban Balachandran and William Tuchrello
January 23, 2019

Two Kinds of Conservatives in Japanese Politics and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Tactics to Cope with Them
by Akai Ohi
December 20, 2018

The United States Reasserts Trade Rule-Making through USMCA and Challenges CPTPP
by Takemasa Sekine
December 12, 2018

The United States Military’s Perspective on the Okinawan Gubernatorial Elections
by Dina Poma-Barnes
November 29, 2018

New Caledonia Votes to Retain French Links & France Retains its Indo-Pacific Geo-Strategic Position
by David Scott
November 14, 2018

The United States and Pakistan Need Each Other for Stability and Peace in Afghanistan
by Riaz Khokhar
October 31, 2018

Philippine Defense Cooperation with Russia: A Wake-up Call for the United States?
by Anna Patricia L. Saberon
October 24, 2018

Promises of the “Book of Hope”: Influences on the New Malaysian Government,
by Tommy K. S. Koh
October 17, 2018

The Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and Uncertainties for India & Japan
by Amitendu Palit and Shutaro Sano
October 11, 2018

India's Continental Connect on Indo-Pacific and Quad 2.0
by Jagannath Panda
September 26, 2018

US-China Development Cooperation: New Bilateral Dynamics?
by Denghua Zhang
September 13, 2018

US-China Technology Competition is about “Self Transcendence”
by Wenhong Chen
September 12, 2018

Australia-US Convergence on the "Indo-Pacific": AUSMIN 2018
by Dr. David Scott
August 29, 2018

India-Indonesia Relations and Indo-Pacific Security
by Vinay Kaura
August 14, 2018

Malaysia's Development Depends on International and Domestic Support for Maritime Connectivity
by Hanizah Idris
August 7, 2018

Unraveling China’s Investments in Malaysia
by Tham Siew Yean
August 7, 2018

Malaysia's Defense Policy After the 2018 Elections
by Prashanth Parameswaran
August 7, 2018

Malaysia's May 2018 General Election and Foreign Policy
by Thomas Daniel
August 7, 2018

Myanmar Opens a New Chapter in Dealing with Big Neighbor China
by Khin Zaw Min
July 25, 2018

China’s Local Governments and Small Enterprises as Overseas Investors
by Shaun Breslin
July 11, 2018

Thailand’s Political Dynamics and the Consequences for Regional Economic Integration
by Kaewkamol Karen Pitakdumrongkit
July 11, 2018

Economic Pragmatism and Regional Economic Integration: The Case of Cambodia
by Chheang Vannarith
July 11, 2018

Constraints to India’s Support for Regional Economic Integration
by Surupa Gupta
July 11, 2018

Chinese Investment & Workers in Indonesia’s Upcoming Elections
by Gatra Priyandita
July 11, 2018

The Domestic Political Impact of Rapid Economic Change in the Indo-Pacific Region
by Ellen Frost
July 11, 2018

ASEAN’s Role in the US Indo-Pacific Strategy
by Kavi Chongkittavorn
June 27, 2018

India's Role is Key for Including Central Asia in Japan's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
by Shutaro Sano
May 16, 2018

Making Sense of the Indo-Pacific Strategy: An Inheritance from the Past
by Takuya Matsuda
May 9, 2018

The 32nd ASEAN Summit’s Economic Priorities and Implications for US-ASEAN Economic Relations
by Kaewkamol Karen Pitakdumrongkit
May 2, 2018

The French Pacific Territories and Free Trade
by Jeremy Ellero
April 19, 2018

The United States and Fiji Should Bolster Security Cooperation
by C. Steven McGann
April 19, 2018

Customary Land Rights and Pacific Islands Security & Stability
by Iati Iati
April 19, 2018

Australia-Fiji Relations in 2018: Finding a New Normal
by Richard Herr
March 26, 2018

Japan’s Oceania Engagement and Maritime Security
by Rieko Hayakawa
March 26, 2018

The Role of the French Military on Key Issues for Oceania
by Helene Goiran
March 26, 2018

Mariana Islands – US Military Strategy ‘On Hold’
by Grant Newsham
March 26, 2018

The United States is Losing the Pacific
by Ben Bohane
March 26, 2018

Strategic Overview of Oceania
by Cleo Paskal
March 26, 2018

India's Relations with ASEAN: Posture Versus Reality
by Vibhanshu Shekhar
February 13, 2018

UK-Japan Cooperation in Preserving the Liberal Order
by John Hemmings
January 11, 2018

Japan and the UK as Strategic Partners After Brexit
by Michito Tsuruoka
January 9, 2018

US-Japan Cooperation in Disaster Recovery and Regional Development
by Mampei Hayashi
January 3, 2018

The 'United States Factor' in Southeast Asia: The Philippine and Singaporean (Re)assesments
by Ithrana Lawrence
December 27, 2017

Populist Politics in Indonesia
by Ehito Kimura
December 7, 2017

Mounting Pressure for Japan to Tackle Immigration Policy
by Toshihiro Menju
November 28, 2017

The 2017 APEC Summit: A Game Changer for the Asia-Pacific?
by Le Dinh Tinh
November 15, 2017

India's Responses to the Complex Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar
by Baladas Ghoshal
November 9, 2017

India's Evolving Subregional Strategy
by K. Yhome
November 1, 2017

A Grim Outlook for China's Civil Society in the Wake of the 19th Party Congress
by Ketty Loeb
October 26, 2017

Malaysian Reactions and the Political Calculus of Prime Minister Najib's White House Visit
by Matthew Kah Weng Wong
October 18, 2017

Despite Cuts in Defence Cooperation Program (DCP), Australia has Sustained Interest in Southeast Asia
by Roman Madaus
October 11, 2017

Mongolia's Domestic Politics Complicate Foreign Policy in a Precarious International Setting
by Mendee Jargalsikhan
October 4, 2017

China Balances Uncertain Gains with Potentially Big Payoffs in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
by Tereza Kobelkova
September 27, 2017

The United States Should Join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
by Niruban Balachandran
September 20, 2017

Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict-Driven Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia
by Ruji Auethavornpipat
September 12, 2017

Opportunities and Challenges of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Implications for US Policy and Pakistan
by Lin Wang
September 6, 2017

Two Myths and Two Realities Behind Japan's Support for Globalization
by Terumasa Tomita
August 30, 2017

APEC as a Tool to Engage North Korea
by Robert L. Curry, Jr.
August 23, 2017

India's Strategic Convergence with Japan in the Changing Indo-Pacific Geopolitical Landscape
by Madhuchanda Ghosh
August 16, 2017

US-China Cooperation on Wildlife Smuggling: An Opportunity
by Kathleen Devlin
August 10, 2017

Regional Order Reconfigured: China, Japan, and the United States in the Evolving Asia Pacific
by Alex Yu-Ting Lin and Saori N. Katada
August 2, 2017

The Role of India and China in South Asia
by Christian Wagner
July 26, 2017

Promises and Pitfalls of the Belt and Road Initiative
by Bipul Chatterjee and Saurabh Kumar
July 18, 2017

Vietnam is a Promising Partner for the Trump Administration
by Huong Le Thu
July 11, 2017

The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region
by Jonathan Ward
June 28, 2017

Japanese Investments Are Instrumental to India's Act East Policy
by Monika Chansoria
June 21, 2017

India, Japan, and the Indo-Pacific: Breaking Out of the Middle Power Status
by Nidhi Prasad
June 15, 2017

The Background to the First Ever Visit to Israel by an Indian Prime Minister
by Efraim Inbar
June 7, 2017

Japan-India Development and Security Cooperation Should be Steady, not Rushed
by Shutaro Sano
May 31, 2017

China and the United States as Aid Donors: Past Trends and Future Trajectories
by Patrick Kilby
May 23, 2017

US Opportunities for Positive Engagement with Thailand and the Philippines
by David Lee
May 3, 2017

North Korea Policy: Failure is the Only Option
by Denny Roy
April 26, 2017

Uncertainty in ASEAN-China-US Relations on the South China Sea
by Nong Hong
April 19, 2017

The Trump Presidency and the Future of Indo-US Relations
by Pradeep S Mehta and Kyle Cote
April 12, 2017

The Two Levels of Russia's South China Sea Policies
by Alexander Korolev
March 28, 2017

Saudi King Salman's Visit to Indonesia: Bound by Ties of Islam
by Endy Bayuni
March 16, 2017

Japan's Security Policy Reform: Institutional Changes Facilitating a Larger Role in Regional Security
by Marta Ross
March 2, 2017

Australian Defense Policy in the Trump Era
by Andrew Davies and Mark Thomson
February 27, 2017

Sri Lanka Suffers from China’s Indian Ocean Strategy
by Shiyana Gunasekara
February 21, 2017

Power Asymmetry in the China-India Brahmaputra River Dispute
by Selina Ho
February 16, 2017

The State of Asia Pacific Free Trade
by Eduardo Pedrosa
February 10, 2017

Foreign Direct Investment and National Security: Regulatory Challenges for the US and Japan
by Rikako Watai
January 30, 2017

South Asia's Efforts at Regional Reintegration: Fantasy or Feasible
by Tariq A. Karim
January 18, 2017

Vacillations and Dramas Exist in Sino-Philippines Relations Too
by Chu Yin
January 11, 2017

Putting the Pacific on China's Radar
by Tristan Kenderdine
January 4, 2017

Bilateral and Regional Implications of the U.S.-Philippine Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement
by Renato De Castro
December 21, 2016

Australia-Philippines Relationship Status: "It's Complicated"
by Charmaine Deogracias and Orrie Johan
December 14, 2016

Can China Participate in Middle East Stabilization Efforts by Supporting Regional Connectivity?
by Yoram Evron
December 1, 2016

Duterte, Mindanao, and Political Culture
by Alan Tidwell
November 9, 2016

Reforming China's Arms Procurement System: An Effort to be Closely Watched
by Yoram Evron
November 2, 2016

The High Stakes for Southeast Asia of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
by Asad Latif
October 19, 2016

What Happens in the South China Sea, Matters in the East China Sea: Japan’s Reaction to the South China Sea Arbitration Ruling
by Matthew Short
October 17, 2016

Australia’s Contentious Strategy in the South China Sea
by Orrie Johan
October 13, 2016

A China Perspective: North Korea's Nuclear Tests Reshaping Northeast Asian Security
by Liang Yabin
October 3, 2016

ASEAN Security Architecture: Tension between National Interests and Regional Institutions
by Benjamin Ho
September 29, 2016

The Strategic Significance of the US-India
by Manjeet S. Pardesi
September 27, 2016

Indonesian Islam: Neither White Knight nor Damsel in Distress
by Benjamin Nathan
No. 354, September 22, 2016

Democracy and the Legitimacy of Indonesia’s Counter-terrorism Policy
by Abubakar Eby Hara
September 20, 2016

Expanded CUES: A Worthwhile Idea but Challenging Exercise?
by Swee Lean Collin Koh
September 15, 2016

Fiscal Deficit and Fiscal Reform in Japan
by Taro Ohno
September 13, 2016

Modernizing the AFP & Duterte’s Priorities
by Charmaine Deogracias
September 8, 2016

The Rise of Defense Diplomacy in the South China Sea
by Jacqueline Espenilla
June 28, 2016

A Hawai‘i Venue and an Arctic Model for a Pacific Climate Resiliency Agreement
by Anukriti Hittle
June 15, 2016

Nepal-China Connectivity and the Need for Regional Cooperation
by Anil Sigdel
June 9, 2016

The Morning After: Australia, Japan, and the Submarine Deal that Wasn’t
by Nick Bisley and H. D. P. Envall
June 7, 2016

The Logic and Wisdom of Lifting the US Arms Embargo on Vietnam
by Lewis M. Stern
June 2, 2016

The 2016 Philippine Elections: Local Power as National Authority
by Patricio N. Abinales
May 31, 2016

Beyond Shared Interests: The US and the Evolution of Indian Military Strategy
by Arzan Tarapore
May 19, 2016

Free Trade and the Future of Japan’s Agricultural Policy
by Kunio Nishikawa
May 5, 2016

Domestic Forces behind Indonesia’s Paradoxical Maritime Policy
by Benjamin Nathan
April 20, 2016

Constants and Changes in Vietnam’s Political Scene: What Will the New Term Bring?
by Huong Le Thu
April 13, 2016

Can the US-ASEAN Connect Initiative Create Stronger US-ASEAN Economic Relations?
by Sanchita Basu Das
April 7, 2016

US Economic Ties to ASEAN Demand a New Agility
by Shankaran Nambiar
April 5, 2016

Japan in Prime Minister Modi’s Vision for India
by Titli Basu
March 30, 2016

North Korea’s Audaciousness Changes the Status-Quo in Northeast Asia
by Eunjung Lim
March 8, 2016

The U.S.-Malaysia Security Connection
by Marvin Ott and Derek Maseloff
February 24, 2016

Japan-Taiwan Relations in the New DPP Era
by Yasuhiro Matsuda
February 11, 2016

Obama Doubles-down on Maritime Capacity Building in Southeast Asia
by Lyle J. Morris
December 15, 2015

ASEAN and Its SMEs – A New Opportunity?
by Ganeshan Wignaraja
December 8, 2015

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) as a Foreign Policy Instrument in Southeast Asia
by Miha Hribernik
December 1, 2015

Mongolia Reassesses Foreign Policy Strategies After 25 Years of Democracy
by Alicia Campi
November 17, 2015

Implications for Southeast Asia of the New U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines
by Bhubhindar Singh
November 10, 2015

PACOM’s Role in Sustaining Indo-Asia-Pacific Security
by Paul Lushenko and Jon Lushenko
November 4, 2015

India-Japan-U.S. Trilateral Dialogue Gains Additional Traction
by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Sylvia Mishra
October 22, 2015

Sino-Myanmar Relations in Myanmar’s Election Year
by Yun Sun
October 15, 2015

President Park’s Visits to Beijing and Washington and Implications for Inter-Korean Relations
by Eunjung Lim
October 13, 2015

AICHR in October 2015 – Change or Continuity in the Diplomatic Club?
by Naila Maier-Knapp
October 7, 2015

Realist Indonesia's Drift Away from ASEAN
by Vibhanshu Shekhar
September 30, 2015

China’s Non-Military Maritime Assets as a Force Multiplier for Security
by Justin Chock
September 22, 2015

Building Japan-ROK Relations through East Asian Maritime Security
by Amanda Conklin, Sora Chung, Grace Kim, and Nicole Goertzen-Tang
September 15, 2015

A Long Way from Sharing a Mountain: Japan-China Relations and the Creation of the AIIB
by Aki Sakabe-Mori
September 9, 2015

Misinformation Hinders Debate on THAAD Deployment in Korea
by Dr. Woo Jung-Yeop and Eileen Block
August 11, 2015

Opening Australia's "Black Box": The Domestic Debate over Submarine Production
by Mina Pollmann
August 5, 2015

Indian Navy Role in Yemen and Beyond Highlights Range of Objectives
by Sarosh Bana
July 28, 2015

Next Steps for U.S.-South Korea Civil Nuclear Cooperation
by James E. Platte
July 1, 2015

How the ASEAN Economic Community Will Benefit American Companies
by Asad Latif
June 23, 2015

Claimant Tactics in the South China Sea: By the Numbers
by Christopher Yung and Patrick McNulty
June 16, 2015

Japan Needs a New Mechanism to Bridge the Public and Private Sectors
by Jun Makita
June 10, 2015

Is China Driving PM Modi's "Good Neighborly" Foreign Policy?
by Swaran Singh
June 3, 2015

How to Deepen Asia-Latin America Economic Relations
by Ganeshan Wignaraja
May 28, 2015

The Third Way: Japan's Policy on Nuclear Energy
by Shinsuke Tomotsugu
May 7, 2015

Slow Pace of Reforms Inhibits US-India Agricultural Trade
by Surupa Gupta
April 21, 2015

An Australian Perspective on the "Utility of Unity" in ASEAN
by John Blaxland
April 15, 2015

South Korea's Policy Choices in the TPP Era
by June Park
April 9, 2015

Searching for the "Strategic" in the UK-Japan "New Type of Alliance"
by Philip Shetler-Jones
March 31, 2015

An Emerging 3rd Pillar in Asian Architecture? AIIB and Other China-led Initiatives
by Cheng-Chwee Kuik
March 26, 2015

A Little Help from Our Friends: Security Partnerships and the Rebalance
by Marvin Ott and Julia Allen
March 24, 2015

Anchors and Antidotes: The Japan-Australia Strategic Partnership
by Malcolm Cook and Thomas Wilkins
March 19, 2015

The Conflict in Northern Myanmar: Another American Anti-China Conspiracy?
by Yun Sun
February 20, 2015

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: New Paradigm or Old Wine in a New Bottle?
by Sanchita Basu Das
February 10, 2015

India's Economic Potential in Looking East
by Ganeshan Wignaraja
February 3, 2015

Powering Paradises: Recommendations for the Hawai'i-Okinawa Clean Energy Initiative
by Aiko Shimizu
January 27, 2015

Malaysia's ASEAN Chairmanship in 2015: Perspectives and Prospects
by Benjamin Ho, Bhubhindar Singh, and Sarah Teo
January 13, 2015

Eyes on the Prize? The Philippines-US Alliance and Defense Modernization
by Julio S. Amador III
December 18, 2014

Mongolian Participation in an Upgraded Eurasian Energy and Transport Grid
by Alicia Campi
December 16, 2014

The United States: Still Singapore's Indispensable Partner?
by See Seng Tan
December 10, 2014

Time to Get Serious about Regional Institution-Building in Asia
by Kuniko Ashizawa
December 8, 2014

Australia and the Importance of Being Global, December 2014
by Andrew O'Neil
December 4, 2014

China's Grand Strategy is not Absent, Just Contradictory
by Denny Roy
December 3, 2014

Russia Plays a Pragmatic Game on the Chinese Chess Board During APEC and EAS
by Vitaly Kozyrev
November 21, 2014

Shinzo Abe's Struggle in the Indian Ocean Region
by Tomoko Kiyota
November 18, 2014

India's Joint Andaman and Nicobar Command is a Failed Experiment
by Anit Mukherjee
November 17, 2014

Modi's Canberra Visit: Continuing the Momentum
by Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
November 14, 2014

Modi Meets Abbott: A New Start for Australia-India Relations?
by Ian Hall
November 14, 2014

Myanmar: Taking the Long View
by Priscilla Clapp
November 10, 2014

Milan Summit Could Mark Turning Point for the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)
by Shada Islam
November 6, 2014

India's Strategic Culture and U.S.-India Ties
by Sarang Shidore
November 3, 2014

Asia's Importance, China’s Expansion and U.S. Strategy: What Should Be Done?
by Robert Sutter
October 28, 2014

America's Aging Society Problem: A Look to Japan for Lessons on Prevention
by Ender Ricart
October 21, 2014

US-India Relations After the Modi Visit
by Rajesh Rajagopalan
October 16, 2014

What Place for the Asia-Pacific in French Global Strategy?
by Arnaud Leveau
October 6, 2014

China's Shifting Perceptions of India: The Context of Xi Jinping's Visit to India
by Selina Ho
October 2, 2014

ISIL, a Growing Threat in Indonesia?
by Gwenael Njoto-Feillard
September 23, 2014

Economic and Security Reform in Japan: Harder Than It Looks
by H.D.P. Envall
August 19, 2014

Understanding the Persistence of American Alliances and Partnerships in the Asia-Pacific
by William Tow
August 14, 2014

US Comfort Women Memorials: Vehicles for Understanding and Change
by Mary M. McCarthy
August 12, 2014

Prospects for US-India Economic Relations under Prime Minister Modi
by Pravakar Sahoo
August 7, 2014

Jokowi's Rise and Indonesia's Second Democratic Transition
by Vibhanshu Shekhar
August 1, 2014

Caveats for the Mongolia-China Strategic Partnership
by Mendee Jargalsaikhan
July 22, 2014

US Arms Sales to India
by Dinshaw Mistry
July 8, 2014

Japan's Cabinet Seeks Changes to Its Peace Constitution - Issues New "Interpretation" of Article Nine
by Andrew L. Oros
July 1, 2014

US Should Help Vietnam Counter China's Coercion
by Patrick M. Cronin
June 26, 2014

TPP: An Agreement to Bridge the United States with ASEAN and Asia
by Sanchita Basu Das
June 12, 2014

China's New Calculations in the South China Sea
by Yun Sun
June 10, 2014

The Indonesian Presidential Election: Now a Real Horse Race?
by Alphonse F. La Porta
June 5, 2014

Hub and Spokes: How US Allies in Asia Can Contribute to the US Rebalance
by Hayley Channer
June 3, 2014

Japan-China-Taiwan Relations After Taiwan's Sunflower Movement
by Madoka Fukuda
May 22, 2014

The Bay of Bengal: A New Locus for Strategic Competition in Asia
by David Brewster
May 15, 2015

Implications of the US-Philippines Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement
by Aileen S.P. Baviera
May 9, 2014

President Obama in Malaysia: The Substance of Symbolism
by Elina Noor
May 8, 2014

Obama's Visit to Korea: An Unwavering US-ROK Alliance Amidst Regional Tensions
by Stephane Mot
April 30, 2014

President Obama's Visit to Malaysia: Looking Beyond Flight MH370
by Alphonse F. La Porta
April 24, 2014

Australia's Gains in Northeast Asia Pave the Way for Obama's Trip
by Hayley Channer
April 22, 2014

Japan's Domestic Politics Prior to President Obama's Visit
by Chihiro Okawa
April 17, 2014

Moving ASEAN-US Security Relations to a New Level?
by Mary Fides Quintos and Joycee Teodoro
April 15, 2014

China's Dilemma in the Ukraine Crisis
by Sheng Ding
March 27, 2014

Mongolian Foreign Relations Surge Indicates New Activist Agenda for 2014
by Alicia Campi
March 25, 2014

The New Vietnamese Vocabulary for Foreign and Defense Relations
by Lewis M. Stern
March 18, 2014

China's Media Crackdown Is a Growing Concern
by Mark C. Eades
March 13, 2014

Russia and Japan: Can Two-Plus-Two Equal More Than Four?
by Stephen Blank
March 6,, 2014

Can China and India Coexist in Myanmar
by Daniel Wagner and Giorgio Cafiero
February 20, 2014

China, India and Indonesia - Building Trust Amidst Hostility
by Vibhanshu Shekhar
February 18, 2014

An Emergent US Security Strategy in Southeast Asia
by Marvin C. Ott and Kenneth M. Ngo
February 11, 2014

Japan in East Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for 2014
by Kei Koga
January 14, 2014

Innovation, the "Third Arrow" and US-Japan Relations
by Sean Connell
January 10, 2014

Beijing Calculates Cross-Strait Relations: Waiting for the Melon to Drop
by Wen-Ti Sung
December 10, 2013

Rebalancing the US Army Towards Asia
by Paul Lushenko
December 5, 2013

The Rise of China: What To Watch For
by Denny Roy
December 3, 2013

Vietnam in ASEAN and ASEAN in Vietnam
by Le Dinh Tinh and Hoang Hai Long
November 21, 2013

Myanmar-China-US: The Potential for Triangular Cooperation
by David I. Steinberg
November 15, 2013

North Korea and Mongolia: A New Partnership for Two Old Friends?
by Charles Krusekopf
November 14, 2013

Getting to Full Bloom in US-Malaysia Relations
by Prashanth Parameswaran
November 7, 2013

China-ASEAN Relations: Consensus on Principles, Differences on Specifics
by Chaobing Qiu
October 31, 2013

Japan-US Alliance Adapts to the Needs of the 21st Century
by Satoru Fuse
October 24, 2013

The ROK-US Alliance at Sixty: Vigorous, But Vigilance Required
by Sukjoon Yoon
October 22, 2013

Turkey's Evolving Strategic Balance with China, Japan and South Korea
by Selcuk Colakoglu
October 8, 2013

China's Antidrug Policies in Southeast Asia's Golden Triangle
by Xiaobo Su
September 26, 2013

Patterns of Military Behavior in Myanmar's New Legislature
by Renaud Egreteau
September 24, 2013

US Investors Support the ASEAN Economic Community But Question the 2015 Deadline
by John Goyer
September 19, 2013

Australia.s Foreign and Defense Policies after the September 2013 Election: Howard 2.0?
by Nick Bisley
September 11, 2013

The Japan-US Alliance Is in Danger of Drifting Apart
by Akira Kato
September 11, 2013

Korea's Creative Economy Agenda
by Sean Connell
September 6, 2013

NGOs, Piracy and Maritime Crime in Southeast Asia
by Joon Num Mak
September 4, 2013

The Philippines' Security Cooperation with the United States and Japan
by Julio S. Amador III
August 8, 2013

Abe's Real Challenge is the Japanese Economy
by Hiroaki Kuwajima
August 5, 2013

High Hopes and New Realities for the Vietnam-US Relationship
by Hoang Anh Tuan
August 1, 2013

Rebalancing NGO Contributions to Public Health in Asia
by Yanzhong Huang
July 30, 2013

Learning to Love NGOs: The Growing Role of Civil Society in Asian Security
by James Gannon
July 25, 2013

Social Media's Growing Influence on Cambodian Politics
by Sophat Soeung
July 23, 2013

The Expanding Indo-Japanese Partnership
by K.V. Kesavan
July 10, 2013

Strategic Implications of TPP: Answering the Critics
by Ellen Frost
July 9, 2013

US and Japanese National Security Regulation on Foreign Direct Investment
by Rikako Watai
July 2, 2013

Japanese Historical Reconciliation Should Begin at Home with Okinawa
by Somei Kobayashi
June 28, 2013

Australia and India: Indo-Pacific Partners
by David Brewster
June 25, 2013

Malaysia's Election and Najib’s Challenged Mandate
by Bridget Welsh
June 19, 2013

Deciphering Australia's Defense Budget
by Mark Thomson
May 23, 2013

South Korea: National Security or National Pride Regarding Japan?
by Krista E. Wiegand
May 22, 2013

Japan's Disaster Relief Diplomacy: Fostering Military Cooperation in Asia
by Hideshi Futori
May 13, 2013

Conflict Prevention Urgent for the Senkaku Conundrum
by Masako Ikegami
May 3, 2013

Promoting Standards Harmonization in the Fight Against Climate Change
by Llewelyn Hughes
April 30, 2013

Pakistan’s Nuclear Labyrinth and the Future of Democratization
by Yogesh Joshi and Frank O'Donnell
April 25, 2013

The Ongoing Talibanization of Karachi
by Alok Bansal
April 24, 2013

Dignity in International Relations
by David I. Steinberg
April 22, 2013

Why China's Return to the Sea May Not Be All Bad
by Christian Le Mière
April 19, 2013

Japan's Crucial Role in Afghanistan
Victoria Tuke
April 10, 2013

The United States: The Hidden Actor in the Senkaku Islands
by Akira Kato
April 2, 2013

South Korea: Give Nukes a Chance
by Denny Roy
March 27, 2013

Grading Europe in the Asia-Pacific: European Foreign Policy Scorecard 2013
by Jonas Parello-Plesner
February 28, 2013

Reef and Relations: Is the Philippines-US Alliance Finally Maturing?
by Julio S. Amador III
February 26, 2013

Sri Lanka's Ongoing Shift to Authoritarianism
by Neil DeVotta
February 22, 2013

China's Intervention in the Myanmar-Kachin Peace Talks
by Yun Sun
February 20, 2013

Tourism in Yap and Micronesia: Will China Run the Show?
by Adam Thompson
February 7, 2013

Japanese Politics: "Season Three"
by Hirofumi Kawaguchi
January 24, 2013

Bumpy Road to the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration
by Katherine G. Southwick
January 22, 2013

Can the CCP Really Afford to Play the Nationalist Card?
by Sheng Ding
January 17, 2013

Japan's Election: Watching the Wrong Hawks
by Crystal Pryor
January 10, 2013

Closer US-India Relations Benefit the United States and Mississippi
by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)
December 20, 2012

The Collective Influence of Smaller States in the US-China Security Dilemma
by Ja Ian Chong
December 20, 2012

India's Military Modernization and the Changing US-China Power Balance
by Satoru Nagao
December 14, 2012

US-ASEAN Relations: Advances Made But Challenges Remain
by Prashanth Parameswaran
December 13, 2012

Strategic Imperatives for US-Japan Outer Space Cooperation
by Crystal Pryor
December 7, 2012

After Obama's Visit: The US-Thailand Alliance and China
by Sasiwan Chingchit
December 4, 2012

Obama in Thailand: Charting a New Course for the Alliance?
by Catharin Dalpino
December 4, 2012

Whatever Happened to Myanmar as the "Outpost of Tyranny"?
by David I. Steinberg
November 27, 2012

Chinese Domestic Debates on Public Diplomacy
by Maria Wey-Shen Siow
November 15, 2012

China's Transparency Deficit Complicates Beijing's Regional Outreach
by Ja Ian Chong
November 13, 2012

Mongolia's Turn at the "Great Game"
by Alicia Campi
November 1, 2012

Results, Expectations, and Challenges for Cambodia's 2012 ASEAN Chairmanship
by Vannarith Chheang
October 25, 2012

Sri Lanka's Ongoing Struggle for Democracy, October 2012
by Saliya Pieris
October 10, 2012

Chinese Strategic Miscalculations in the South China Sea
by Hoang Anh Tuan
September 27, 2012

Confusion Down Under: Australia and the US Pivot to Asia
by Mark Thomson
September 18, 2012

Drop the Fallacy: The United States Is Not Blocking China's Rise
by Denny Roy
September 11, 2012

Uncomfortable Truths: Breaking the Impasse in the South China Sea
by Marquis Clayton
August 24, 2012

South China Sea: Not Just About "Free Navigation"
by Denny Roy
August 14, 2012

What Went Wrong with the ROK-Japan Military Pact?
by Seongho Sheen and Jina Kim
July 31, 2012

Restraint for Now: Pakistan's Supreme Court Seeks Compromise with Government
by Huma Yusuf
July 30, 2012

The Message Behind Secretary Clinton's Trip to Mongolia
by Alicia Campi
July 26, 2012

The US Pivot to Asia and Asia's Pivot to the US
by Jae-Kyung Park
July 19, 2012

Part of the Pivot? The Washington Declaration and US-NZ Relations
by Robert Ayson and David Capie
July 17, 2012

Understanding China's Foreign Policy Crisis Behavior
by Kai He
July 11, 2012

Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan: Japanese Leadership at a Critical Juncture
by Kuniko Ashizawa
July 3, 2012

Accepting Immigrants: Japan's Last Opportunity for Economic Revival
by Toshihiro Menju
June 27, 2012

Future Challenges in the US-Philippines Alliance
by Renato Cruz De Castro
June 26, 2012

Smoke and Mirrors: Malaysia's "New" Internal Security Act
by Mickey Spiegel
June 14, 2012

Innovation: A New Focus for US-Japan Economic Cooperation
by Sean Connell
June 4, 2012

Political Reforms in Malaysia: Winds of Change or Hot Air?
by Justina Chen
May 24, 2012

UK-Japan Defense Cooperation: Britain Pivots and Japan Branches Out
by Philip Shetler-Jones
May 10, 2012

Rising Tensions Over China's Monopoly on Rare Earths?
by Jane Nakano
May 2, 2012

Reluctant India, Rising China and Alliance Politics in the Asia-Pacific
by Yogesh Joshi
April 26, 2012

Burma/Myanmar's By-Elections: Will Personalities Trump Institutions?
by Tin Maung Maung Than
April 20, 2012

False Hopes for Chinese Economic "Integration"
by John Lee
April 12, 2012

Inching Forward at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit
by Sharon Squassoni
April 10, 2012

China-North Korea: Renewal of the "Blood Alliance"
by Masako Ikegami
April 5, 2012

No Hedging in Canberra: The Australia-US Alliance in the "Asian Century"
by Nick Bisley
April 3, 2012

The Significance of Burma/Myanmar's By-Elections
by David I. Steinberg
April 2, 2012

US Agricultural Exports to ASEAN Grow - But Face Competition
Michael McConnell
March 22, 2012

"Linsanity," Social Media and US-Asia Relations
Elina Noor
March 13, 2012

US-Vietnam: New Strategic Partners Begin Tough Trade Talks
Raymond Burghardt
February 29, 2012

Syria: What China Has Learned From its Libya Experience
Yun Sun
February 27, 2012

India, Thailand and the Burma Connection
Sasiwan Shingchit
February 23, 2012

Russia in the Asia-Pacific: Between Integration and Geopolitics
Paul Richardson
February 16, 2012

The Foundations of China's Future Stability
by Peter Mattis
February 9, 2012

Southeast Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone and the Nuclear-Weapon States
by Peter Crail and Xiaodon Liang
February 7, 2012

U.S.-China Competition in Asia: Legacies Help America
by Robert Sutter
February 1, 2012

Indonesia's Blasphemy Law: Bleak Outlook for Minority Religions
by Melissa Crouch
January 26, 2012

Taiwan: Crisis Deferred, But Maybe Not For Long
by Denny Roy
January 19, 2012

The Emerging Strategic Dynamic in Southeast Asia
by Marvin C. Ott
January 12, 2012

India's FDI Retail Policy Suspension: Set Back to Market Reforms
by Pravakar Sahoo
December 9, 2011

Developing Trust in Asia Amidst New US Military Deployments: An Indonesian Perspective
by Maria Monica Wihardja
December 8, 2011

Russia and APEC 2012: "Imaginary Engagement"
by Kirill Muradov
December 6, 2011

Burma: Still an Unknown Quantity for ASEAN 2014 Chair
by Fuadi Pitsuwan
November 30, 2011

Obama's APEC Summit Does Not Dispel China's Misgivings
by Cai Penghong
November 18, 2011

Pakistan Grants India Most Favored Nation Trading Status
by Huma Yusuf
November 10, 2011

Europe's Renaissance or Its Judgment Day?: The 2011 G-20
by Kerry Brown
November 9, 2011

Power Diplomacy at the 2011 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)
by Gerard A. Finin
November 3, 2011

China and the United States: Hacking Away at Cyber Warfare
by Ting Xu
November 1, 2011

China Still Has a Long Way to Go
by John Lee
October 24, 2011

ASEAN's Dilemma: Courting Washington without Hurting Beijing
by Amitav Acharya
October 18, 2011

Jade or JADE? Debating International Sanctions on Burma's Gem Industry
by Renaud Egreteau
October 13, 2011

Something is Happening: This Time in Thailand,
by Danny Unger
October 6, 2011

The South China Sea: "Good Friends, Good Partners, Good Neighbors"? Good Luck!
by Nazery Khalid
September 29, 2011

The United States Should Strengthen Ties with the Smaller Countries of South Asia
by Nilanthi Samaranayake
September 22, 2011

People Power in Malaysia: Bersih Rally and Its Aftermath
by Bridget Welsh
August 10, 2011

ASEAN Regional Forum 2011: China and the United States
by Meidyatama Suryodiningrat
Ausust 4, 2010

US-India Relations: Can India Step Up to the Plate
by Dhruva Jaishankar
August 2, 2011

New Common Strategic Objectives for the US-Japan Alliance: Continuing Quiet Transformation
by Ryo Sahashi
July 26, 2011

Malaysia's Political Awakening: A Call for US Leadership
by John R. Malott
July 21, 2011

Shanghai Cooperation Organization has Wind in Its Sails
by Nicola P. Contessi
July 19, 2011

New Imperial China : A Challenge for the US-Japan Alliance
by Masako Ikegami
July 12, 2011

Policy Lessons for Japanese Disaster Responses
by Mika Shimizu
July 1, 2011

US-Japan Security Relations: Towards a "Deeper and Wider Alliance"?
by Yuki Tatsumi
June 28, 2011

Incomplete Reform of India's Service Sector
by Matthew Reisman
June 27, 2011

Soul Searching Singapore's 2011 General Election
by Bridget Welsh
June 23, 2011

ASEAN Should Forge Ahead with Integration Despite Territorial Disputes
by Endy Bayuni
June 21, 2011

After the Earthquake: Reinvigorating US-Japan Policy Dialogue
by James Gannon
June 14, 2011

The China-South Korea-Japan Triangle: The Shape of Things to Come?
by See-Won Byun
June 6, 2011

US-India: Parallel Links along China's Southern Periphery
by Bronson Percival
June 1, 2011

Developing US-Mongolian Relations
by Alicia Campi
May 26, 2011

Incrementally Stabilizing China-US Relations at the 2011 S&ED
by Shen Dingli
May 20, 2011

Indonesia Expands ASEAN's Role
by Kavi Chongkittavorn
May 19, 2011

US-ASEAN 2010 Goods Trade: A Closer Look
by Falan Yinug
May 12, 2011

Reimagining Chinese Indonesians in Democratic Indonesia
by Ray Hervandi
May 10, 2011

Multilateralizing Chindia
by Swaran Singh
April 28, 2011

The Japan-India Nuclear Agreement: Enhancing Bilateral Agreement?
by Takenori Horimoto
April 15, 2011

The Fukushima Crisis and the Future of Japan's Power Industry
by Fereidun Fesharaki and Tomoko Hosoe
April 12, 2011

Want a New Map of Asia? Include the United States
by Satu Limaye
April 7, 2011

Evolution, Not Revolution: The US-NZ Security Partnership
by Robert Ayson and David Capie
March 31, 2011

Dealing with Davis: Inconsistencies in the US-Pakistan Relationship
by Huma Yusuf
March 28, 2011

A Step Too Far: Why CPGS Is The Wrong Answer to China's Anti-Access Challenge
by Iskander Rehman
March 24, 2011

Australia and Japan: Allies in Partnership
by Malcolm Cook and Thomas S. Wilkins
March 17, 2011

Cambodia's Bumpy Development Road: Implications for US Interests
by Donald Jameson
March 15, 2011

India and Indonesia: Renewing Asia's Collective Destiny
by Sourabh Gupta
March 11, 2011

Gandhi and Gaddafi: The Nonviolent Road to Revolution?
by Gautam Adhikari
March 8, 2011

Bloody Blasphemy: Antagonizing Religious Minorities in Indonesia and Pakistan
by Endy Bayuni
March 2, 2011


Source: The East-West Center