A high volume of Filipinos working in the Middle East means the Philippine economy is inescapably linked to tensions between the US and Iran.
The Trump administration has eroded confidence in the US’s economic and foreign policy commitments. But its attempts to salvage relations risk exacerbating the situation.
For decades, China and the US have battled to gain strong footholds in Southeast Asia. As China makes gains and the US drops back, how can ASEAN respond?
Recent terrorist attacks in Indonesia reminded the nation that the threat from terrorism is still alive. The US and Hong Kong are assisting Indonesia in the battle with its brand of violent terrorism.
US-Chinese trade has traditional kept relations cordial between the two powers. Under Trump, this is changing.
The US and China have wildly different worldviews. But both are potentially damaging to ASEAN.
While the US has partnerships with most members of ASEAN, they need to do more to maintain influence in the region.
LinkedinTwitterFacebook0Singapore has attended a meeting between ASEAN and US defence ministers in regards to arising conflicts in the South China Sea, while maintaining its neutrality…
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