Donald Trump

100 Days of Trump: What Should Asia Do?

Once again, Trump has broken the mould. The 100-day mark is traditionally used to assess a new administration’s progress in advancing its policy agenda. With Trump, that’s impossible.

Vietnam manages delicate balance between US and China

Success of Trump visit should not obscure Hanoi's efforts to keep Beijing on board

Even under Trump, US-Vietnam relations seem to be improving

Despite their concerns about Trump's presidency, Vietnamese leaders were proactive in engaging directly with the new US President.

US–Vietnam relations under President Trump

Under the Obama administration, the US–Vietnam relationship experienced a significant improvement, in particular in terms of security cooperation.

The Economics-Security Nexus Under Trump and Xi: Policy Implications for Asia-Pacific Countries

In this Centre of Gravity paper, Professor Robert Aysons explores how the links between economic and security considerations are intensifying in Asia.

Vietnam is a Promising Partner for the Trump Administration

The new trend of seeking what Trump considers to be more fair trade relationships might be challenging for any Southeast Asian state with smaller size and capacity. However, Vietnam aims to demonstrate goodwill by meeting the White House halfway on such expectations.

Trump—channelling George Kennan, eight decades on

"In his blustering, bumbling way, Trump may be fulfilling the long held ambition of George Kennan on the world order. And while the transition is risky, it may ultimately be for the best.", writes Andrew Carr.

Shangri-La Dialogue should address Asia's new strategic order

With China's rise, the challenge for all in Asia is not to try to roll back change but to manage it.

Angela Merkel declares independence, sort of

In her speech in Frankfurt, Angela Merkel was keen to emphasise that 'We Europeans truly have to take our fate into our own hands'.

Trump is not serious about dealing with North Korea

Hugh White writes about why he thinks the war on the Korean Peninsula is very unlikely.

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