This Week's Analysis We bring you articles on the Biden-Putin Summit, Sino-Turkish rapprochement on the sidelines of NATO, China-ASEAN relations, and the future of US-Vietnam under Biden.
Vietnam-US Relations Under a Biden Presidency: “Thank heaven we are here today. To see the sun through parting fog and clouds”. The Tales of Kieu, then-Vice President Joe Biden, 2015.
Harmonizing between Chances and Challenges: A report on the 30th Anniversary of Dialogue Relations between ASEAN and the People's Republic of China.
Around the World The Biden-Putin Summit: Seeking for stable and predictable relations, are there winners and losers coming out of the long- anticipated summit.
Achilles Heel of NATO?: The NATO Summit in Brussel represents a milestone in several ways. The US firmly attempts to reassure its allies, and the Alliance expanded its political agenda to address threats emanating from growing China. However, China-Turkey rapprochement will likely be the Achilles' heels of the new agenda.
Vietnam-US Relations under a Biden Presidency
- Thuong Nguyen, Taiwan Center for Security Studies
From the first term of Bill Clinton’s presidency to the two terms of Barack Obama and the single term of Donald Trump, the Vietnam-U.S. relationship has achieved significant progress, from enemy to friend, then to comprehensive strategic partner. Until the final days of Biden’s first 100 days, Vietnam-U.S. relations continue to be consolidated, developed, and stepped forward to the new, deeper, and broader heights... Read More
Harmonizing between Chances and Challenges, ASEAN Moves Closer to China - Elpeni Fitrah, Taiwan Center for Security Studies
A report on the 30th Anniversary of Dialogue Relations between ASEAN-China. Since economic recovery and regional security have become the two most important priorities for ASEAN at this moment, China seems to be the most understanding and comes as a reliable partner... Read More
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Biden-Putin Summit: Seeking for Stable and Predictable Relations
- Evgenii Iastrubinksii, Taiwan Center for Security Studies
The summit between presidents Putin and Biden took place in Geneva on June 16. The meeting was held in two formats, first between the heads of state and heads of foreign affairs agencies, then in an expanded format, with the participation of the heads of the defense departments, the intelligence community and other foreign policy advisers... Read More
The Achilles Heel of NATO’s New Horizon: Sino-Turkish Rapprochement
- Harun Talha Ayanoğlu, Taiwan Center for Security Studies
Out of Brussels this week from their Summit Communiqué, NATO members underlined the multifaceted threats that the international community and the alliance faces: Highlighting Russian behavior and aggression, terrorism, irregular migration, and human trafficking as byproducts of instability beyond borders, as well as climate change and cyber threats. In addition, NATO mentioned China for the first time and delineated Beijing’s international policies as a systemic challenge to the rules-based international order...Read More
Washington looks to its allies in the Indo-Pacific to shore up on getting real about the "China threat"... Read more
As COVID-19 cases in Taiwan finally ease, President Tsai says a "thorough review" must be conducted on the nation's epidemic prevention system... Read more
In Mandalay, the second most populous city in Myanmar, anti-junta militia clash with Burmese security forces... Read more
Under Hong Kong's newly enacted national security law, the first trail is now underway… Read more
President Duterte of the Philippines threaten jail-time for those unwilling to take the vaccine... Read more
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