Visiting Senior Fellow, at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore
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Biden versus Trump in Southeast Asia: where the rubber meets the road
Expectations of the Biden Administration’s engagement with Southeast Asia are running high, but, like his predecessor, President Biden did not register any meetings or phone calls with Southeast Asian leaders in his first three months in office, writes Malcolm Cook.
The Philippines’ vexed vaccine rollout
The Philippines’ battle against the COVID-19 pandemic is plagued by supply and demand-side problems, writes Malcolm Cook.
Making What Was Hard Harder: the Trump Administration and Southeast Asia
As Donald Trump comes to the end of his first, and possibly only, term in office, regional analyst Malcolm Cook reflects on four years of US neglect in Southeast Asia. In the next administration, US officials will need to visit ‘more often, stay longer, offer more economically, and say less against communism’ if they are to win regional friends.