Turnbull should strive to be "not too hot" and "not too cold." He needs to be "just right" in his interactions with a president who is by far America's most unpopular relative to his peers after one year in the job.
Since the end of last year, American foreign policy in the South China Sea has undergone significant adjustments, particularly in the development of America’s strategic approach to Chinese military affairs. One such example is the establishment of five new military bases in the Philippines. This new development is in [Read more]
Right before the announcement of the arbitration verdict for the South China Sea territorial dispute, the Chinese military is reiterating Beijing’s position that the countries directly involved will discuss and resolve the dispute peacefully. The Chinese military spokesperson expressed strong dissatisfaction about [Read more]
No matter where U.S. strategic interests lie, Vietnam remains a communist party dictatorship that systematically restricts fundamental rights.
“Big nations should not bully smaller ones. Disputes should be resolved peacefully,” were the words of U.S. President Barack Obama during his visit to Vietnam. They were, [Read more]
Taiwan should quit while it's ahead and dial up communication with Washington, lest any third party seek to foment further estrangement in U.S.-Taiwan relations.