Based on a conference held in Auckland, New Zealand in March 2018, this report outlines findings and recommendations for advancing U.S.-New Zealand relations and bilateral cooperation in the South Pacific and Indo-Pacific regions.
November 9, 2018
| Amy Searight, Matthew P. Goodman, William Alan ReinschThere are some key reasons why we think the president’s absence matters. As Woody Allen said, “80 percent of success is showing up,” and nowhere is that more true than Southeast Asia, as CSIS experts Amy Searight, Matthew Goodman, William Reinsch write in their CQ piece.
Taken as a whole, and with the achievements of this year in focus, it’s fair to say that the ADMM-Plus is a testament to ASEAN’s strengths, yet challenges remain, as Amy Searight, CSIS Southeast Asia Program senior adviser and director, writes in a commentary.
This compendium report—as part of the CSIS-Pertamina Southeast Asia Energy Initiative—provides a summary of insights on the role of renewable energy in Southeast Asia and its economic, political, and security importance in the Indo-Pacific region.
July 2, 2018
| Murray HiebertFor foreign firms, the new law could create a dilemma in which they are forced to choose between participating in one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic economies and protecting the rights of their consumers.
June 11, 2018
| Stephen J. Naimoli, Jane NakanoWhile renewable energy is set to grow as a share of the region’s energy mix, there are indications that its potential contribution is much higher than is currently on track to be realized.
June 4, 2018
| Amy SearightSecretary Mattis did as much as one could hope for a U.S. secretary of defense to convey reassuring themes and messages about the United States’ continued commitment to the region and to Southeast Asia in particular.
May 31, 2018
| Amy Searight, Michael J. GreenRevisionist powers are seeking to reshape regional security dynamics and carve out spheres of influence, jeopardizing the liberal rules-based order that has supported American and Australian security and prosperity for more than half a century.