May 4, 2014

The U.S. balancing act in Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama sailed rough waters during his recent trip through four Asian countries, trying to reaffirm Washington's security commitments in the region without antagonizing Beijing.

Dec 16, 2013

U.S. boosts maritime security aid to Vietnam, other ASEAN members

The United States will boost maritime security assistance to China’s smaller neighbors amid rising tensions over disputed territories in the South China Sea, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday during a visit to Vietnam, where he also pressed the communist government on ...

May 27, 2013

ASEAN-China good will hunting

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Clues to the character of China's new leadership have emerged from their interaction with other Asians. A greater confrontational posture with Japan looms.