November 16, 2011Asia
President Obama’s nine-day tour of Asia is focused on economic and security partnerships in the region that CFR’s Evan Feigenbaum says represents efforts to strengthen longstanding U.S. ties to a reg…
November 11, 2011Asia
A multilateral free trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, dominated President Obama’s agenda at the APEC summit in Hawaii. This is part of a U.S. effort to increase economic cooperation with Asi…
September 14, 2016South Sudan
South Sudan’s civil war is the result of a weakly institutionalized state and may require the African Union’s intervention to find peace and stability, says expert Alex de Waal.
June 17, 2009South Korea
Washington has reassured Seoul of continued U.S. support for South Korean security, but CFR’s Scott Snyder says some aspects of South Korean policy toward North Korea and the United States could beco…
July 12, 2016Philippines
A UN tribunal’s ruling upholds the need for a rules-based order that counters China’s efforts to turn the South China Sea region into a sphere of influence, says expert Andrew Erickson.