Donald Trump

Distinctive Characteristics of American Diplomacy

The central claim of this article is that the United States has conducted a distinctive form of ‘anti-diplomacy’, accepting in practice many diplomatic norms and practices while remaining reluctant

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.

The TPP is over. What happens now?

Donald Trump has committed to withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership immediately upon assuming office, writes Dr Mathew Davies

The foreign policy wisdom of Trump the fool

On this topic, Obama and Trump are more aligned than you might think, writes Mathew Davies. (Photo: Bloomberg)

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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