September 26, 2019Malaysia
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad discusses his tenure as Prime Minister and Malaysia’s relationship with the United States.
April 18, 2019Indonesia
With another five-year term, President Joko Widodo will possibly revive economic reform efforts and could take a more skeptical view toward China.
October 18, 2018Venezuela
Bankrolling the region’s biggest humanitarian disaster won’t win Beijing many friends.
August 1, 2018Southeast Asia
Beginning tomorrow, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Asia for a trip to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, three important U.S. partners in Southeast Asia. In addition to bilateral meetings…
July 2, 2018Southeast Asia
In early May, Malaysia was stunned by the victory, in national elections, of the opposition coalition, led by Mahathir Mohamad and essentially (from jail), longtime opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. A…
June 25, 2018Southeast Asia
In my previous post, I discussed how, after a surprising victory in May elections, and jubilation among supporters of the former opposition coalition that they had finally broken through, ending the …