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.
October 15, 2018
| Brian HardingWith its 2019 presidential election season fully underway, Indonesia’s vibrant, democratic political system will be on display for the world over the next six months, as Brian Harding, CSIS fellow and deputy director with the Southeast Asia Program, writes in his commentary.
A new CSIS report “Defusing the South China Sea Disputes: A Regional Blueprint” presents a workable model agreement to manage the South China Sea disputes, reached by consensus among dozens of top experts from Asia, the United States, and beyond.
Michael J. Green, senior vice president for Asia and Japan Chair, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on "The Trump-Kim Summit: Outcomes and Oversight."
The world’s top Korea watchers, Victor Cha, Sue Mi Terry, and Mike Green, discuss the upcoming June 12 Summit in Singapore, what Kim Jong Un has already gotten out of the meeting with Donald Trump, the maddening nature of negotiations with North Korea, and potential summit...
April 2, 2018
| Gregory B. PolingLike many major projects under the Belt and Road Initiative, there are well-founded fears that the project could grant China a dangerous level of economic leverage over Myanmar.