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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'.

President Trump and the Implications for the Australia-US Alliance and Australia's Role in Southeast Asia

William T. Tow, ‘President Trump and the Implications for the Australia-US Alliance and Australia’s Role in Southeast Asia’, Contemporary Southeast Asia, 39(1) 2017: 50-57.

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.

Risk and imagination in the Trump era

Although the Australia-US alliance is a relationship of longstanding mutual benefit, Canberra now needs to take very seriously the possibility of its ally devising plans that are not well matched to the risks the nation now faces, Greg Raymond writes.

Trump Pushes Australia Toward China

CANBERRA, Australia — The United States-Australia alliance faces a crucial test over how to deal with a powerful and increasingly assertive China. Under President Trump, it is already failing.

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