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CommentaryCan the U.S. Reinstate “Maximum Pressure” on North Korea?
The diplomatic sprint to North Korean denuclearization has slowed to a crawl. Earlier last month, North Korea abruptly canceled talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...
By Eric Brewer
VideoWatch: WION Dispatch, November 30, 2018
Abigail Grace joins WION to survey the meetings, statements, and other actions of President Trump at the G20 Summit....
By Abigail Grace
CommentaryThere Is No Grand Bargain With China
In true showmanship fashion, U.S. President Donald Trump is keeping the world in suspense about whether he will soon double down on the United States’ trade war with China or ...
By Ely Ratner
CommentaryTen Years After Mumbai, the Group Responsible Is Deadlier Than Ever
Ten years ago today, ten gunmen from Lashkar-e-Taiba launched a complex attack that lasted over 60 hours against India’s commercial capital, Mumbai. They targeted two luxury h...
By Stephen Tankel
CommentaryQuad Restrictions: Addressing PRC Investment Concerns in the Indo-Pacific
Washington has recently taken a tougher tack to growing inbound investment from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) by strengthening the Committee on Foreign Investment in th...
By Ashley Feng & Sagatom Saha
CommentaryLeverage the new US International Development Finance Corporation to compete with China
The United States has a unique opportunity to up its game in the global economic competition with China. In early October, even as Democrats and Republicans in the Senate enga...
By Daniel Kliman
VideoOn GPS: The future of US-China relations
Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell breaks down the factions and relationships shaping US-China relations. View the full vide...
By Kurt Campbell
CommentaryAssessing America's Indo-Pacific Budget Shortfall
Budgets are policy in Washington. Setting new trends in Pentagon and State Department funding is a tall order, so when they do emerge, they are the strongest indication of a g...
By Eric Sayers
CommentaryWhat is the end game with China?
As President Trump prepares to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this month, there is intense speculation about whether the two leaders will strike a deal over the ...
By Peter Harrell
CommentaryAsia Needs Pence’s Reassurance
In Asia, anxieties about the United States’ role in an increasingly China-centered world are palpable. While some fear that the United States is retreating from its internatio...
By Patrick M. Cronin
VideoAmb. Nuland on N. Korea: The U.S. 'needs to get back into real diplomacy'
Amb. Victoria Nuland, CEO of the Center for a New American Security and former Assistant Secretary of State, joins Ali Velshi to discuss reports that North Korea is moving ahe...
By Victoria Nuland
CommentaryThis Is How America and the Philippines Can Upgrade Their Alliance
At the heart of the Indo-Pacific region are the disparate nations of Southeast Asia, a dynamic group of post–colonial nations that consciously guard their hard-earned autonomy...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Richard Javad Heydarian
CommentaryThe United States' Greatest Strength Over Russia and China is Its Alliance with Europe
President Donald Trump has rightly recognized that America must do more to stand up to Chinese and Russian threats to U.S. interests. While most agree that having a national s...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Julianne Smith
In a cavernous Manila exhibition hall, flooded with light, U.S. President Donald Trump stood flanked by members of his national security team to deliver remarks to the press i...
By Abigail Grace
CommentaryNavigating a new chapter in the US-Philippines’ ‘Long Friendship’
In the Philippines, nearly a year after President Trump first sketched his Free and Open Indo-Pacific policy at the 2017 APEC CEO Summit, uncertainty about how the United Stat...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Kristine Lee
CommentaryHow to tell if North Korea is serious about denuclearization
Since the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in June, Pyongyang has made gestures and statements suggesting that it will cu...
By Duyeon Kim
CommentaryTime for a 21st-century PH-US alliance
Of all the alliances in the Asia-Pacific today, there is none more underappreciated than that of the Philippines and the United States. And there is no line that better captur...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Richard Heydarian
CommentaryFor Japan, a Winning Formula is Cyber Defense and Innovation Offense
The already great and increasing importance of the cyber domain in strategic competition makes the need for Japan to advance its cyber-security and technology entrepreneurship...
By Krista Auchenbach & Daniel Kliman
CommentaryHow to Tell When North Korea Starts to Denuclearize
On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned from what he described as “productive” conversations with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un. Although details are still emer...
By Eric Brewer & Jung H. Pak
CommentaryHow President Trump is helping Beijing win in the South China Sea
For years now, China has been at war against the United States in the South China Sea — only Washington didn’t notice until the process was well underway. The Chinese way of w...
By Robert D. Kaplan