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2018/05/28 | Morley J Weston
US Takes First Steps on New Pro-Taiwan Legislation
A slew of pro-Taiwan legislation has been brought to the US congress in the last two months.
2018/02/07 | Ngo Di Lan
OPINION: Are American Freedom of Navigation Operations Necessary?
The U.S. is determined to resist Chinese expansion in the South China Sea, but it may not have the political will to make regular patrols.
2017/09/18 | Cai Yiwen
Finding Middle Ground Between US and Chinese Classrooms
Journalist and author Lenora Chu on raising a ‘little soldier’ in the Chinese school system.
Get Ready for Unification: South Korea's Looming 'Berlin Wall' Moment
'The consequences of Korean unification, while important in economic terms, can also have far-reaching consequences for the political and strategic relationships among Asian nations as well as the international order.'
2017/09/11 | Huang Jing
What is China's End Game in East Asian Order?
Given the rapid, ongoing changes in strategic balance throughout the region, it remains to be seen whether China’s strategic diplomacy in Southeast Asia can really deliver what Beijing desires.
Can Bangkok Wean Itself Off Beijing?
It is still unclear whether Thailand will be able to easily re-adjust its strategic position between the two regional powers
2017/08/01 | John Hemmings
Should the Five Eyes Coordinate on Chinese Tech Investment?
We need to be realistic about Beijing’s own industrial goals and objectives and the nature of its investment strategy, writes John Hemmings.
2017/07/14 | James Goldrick
Parsing the Significance of the New Russia-China Naval Cooperation
Exercise Joint Sea 2017: A new step in Russo-Chinese naval cooperation?
2017/07/12 | Hai Hong Nguyen
Will Vietnam Pull the US back to Asia?
Trump’s visit to Vietnam is an auspicious opportunity for him to reiterate the message the United States is not pivoting away from Asia.
2017/07/11 | Sam Roggeveen
Washington's Hand Weakens as North Korea Launches ICBM
'US Administrations including this one have long said a North Korean ICBM is unacceptable, but unless the US is prepared to go to war, and risk millions of Korean and Japanese lives in the process, accept it Washington must.'
BREAKING: New US$1.3b US Arms Sale to Taiwan
Announcement of the sale comes at a sensitive moment for the US and China, as President Trump is working to establish a partnership over trade differences and efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program.
2017/06/19 | Ja Ian Chong
Singapore: The Switzerland of Asia?
'Singapore’s increasingly restricted options may limit it to a policy of strict neutrality that leaves both Washington and Beijing dissatisfied.'
2017/06/16 | Harsh V. Pant
Troubled Waters: Modi Seeks to Smooth Ties with Putin
Despite Modi’s recent visit, Moscow–Delhi ties are likely to remain tumultuous in the coming years.
Shangri-La: Australia Warns Against 'Coercive' China; Mattis Tries to Reassure Allies
Among the speeches in Singapore Pentagon chief Jim Mattis moved to reassure Asian allies Saturday that the United States can work with China on reining in North Korea's nuclear weapons program.