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Pivot to Asia

Can the Trans Pacific Partnership survive after Trump?

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
The Conversation Global

US President Donald Trump signs an executive order on the country's withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Amitendu Pa...

Donald Trump And The End Of The Asian Security Alliance

Rachael Willis | Posted 11.21.2016 | Home
Rachael Willis

Now that a Trump presidency will become a reality, America's longtime allies in Asia are facing difficult questions about whether they can truly rely on Washington's commitments.

Despite Threats and Uncertainty, America's Commitment to Asia Remains Ironclad

Admiral Harry Harris | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Admiral Harry Harris

The following remarks were delivered by Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr., the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, at the recent Los Angeles World Affairs C...

How Our Allies in Asia see the Presumptive Republican Nominee

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | Posted 06.04.2016 | Politics
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

By Michael Buckalew With his decisive victory in Indiana on May 3rd, Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee for president. Even at th...

America's Pivot to Asia Actually Led to Drop in Security Assistance for Southeast Asia

Council on Foreign Relations | Posted 05.04.2016 | Home
Council on Foreign Relations

An analysis of U.S. security assistance to Southeast Asian nations shows that, in nominal dollars, overall security aid to Southeast Asia fell by 19 percent since 2010, the year before the "Pivot to Asia" was launched.

Mearsheimer on Strangling China & the Inevitability of War

Peter Navarro | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics
Peter Navarro

REPRINTED BY PERMISSION OF REAL CLEAR DEFENSE As part of the research for my Crouching Tiger book on the rise of China's military and its companio...

The Takeaway WNYC: Obama's Failed Pivot to Asia

Peter Navarro | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics
Peter Navarro

In this radio clip, I'm interviewed by legendary NPR host John Hockenberry about the Obama Administration failed "pivot to Asia."

Will a Sinking Fleet Sink the Clinton Pivot to Asia?

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.16.2016 | Politics
Peter Navarro

REPRINTED COURTESY OF REAL CLEAR DEFENSE Real Clear Defense: Hillary Clinton's Achille's Heel Pivot to Asia from Peter Navarro on Vimeo. If ABC rea...

Waiting for the TPP

David Coates | Posted 11.05.2016 | Politics
David Coates

The emptiness of past promises stands as a stark warning of the likely emptiness of the promises now to come. We know the trade deal that America needs. If the TPP is not do that, it does not deserve our support: and if it does not deserve our support, that support should not be given.

Rising Nationalism a Threat to Asia

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.08.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

Given its diverse cultural, linguistic and religious mosaic, nationalism is always lurking beneath the surface in Asia.

The Rule of Law Is China's Challenge in the South China Sea

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.26.2015 | Home
Daniel Wagner

The PRC has become masterful at playing the international system against itself, whether on issues related to maritime law or development finance, as has been skillfully demonstrated with the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Coming Soon: the Un-Pivot to Asia

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 06.15.2013 | Home
Sarwar Kashmeri

The "Pivot to Asia" was a perfectly understandable exercise by the world's remaining superpower as it watched the dramatic growth of China. But for the fact that the exercise belonged to a bygone age.

Obama Visit to Israel Key Link in Redesign of U.S. Foreign Policy

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 05.25.2013 | Home
Sarwar Kashmeri

It would be a mistake to view President Obama's visit to Israel as just a fence-mending exercise. It is in fact part of a planned redesign of U.S. foreign policy that will change the face of American leadership around the world.

Chlorine-rinsed Chicken and Geo-politics

András Simonyi | Posted 05.01.2013 | Home
András Simonyi

A U.S./EU deal would also set global standards and rules for free trade, an aspect of enormous significance considering the broader lack of progress on global trade rules and the risk of future spread of protectionism and other threats to free world trade.

While America Returns to Asia, China Regains Centrality

David Gosset | Posted 08.19.2012 | Home
David Gosset

The global financial crisis caused by Wall Street's hubris and a national credit addiction has accelerated Beijing's relative rise, and a decade before China's economy really surpasses the U.S. GDP, a recent survey concludes China is already perceived as the world's leading economy.