Robert Sutter

Robert Sutter

Robert Sutter is Professor of Practice of International Affairs at George Washington University, and was Visiting Fellow of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute between July and September 2021

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Opinion | Why the US is losing to China in the battle for Southeast Asia

The US doesn’t have the funds to compete with China’s Belt and Road financing. It also alienates Asean with its emphasis on human rights – and the sense that its attention is only episodic, writes Robert Sutter.

The US doesn’t have the funds to compete with China’s Belt and Road financing. It also alienates Asean with its emphasis on human rights – and the sense that its attention is only episodic, writes Robert Sutter.

5 Nov 2021 - 12:30PM
US must reboot its Asia 'rebalance' with more high-level engagement

President Barack Obama's trip to Asia comes at a critical point for the region. When the administration signalled a "rebalance to Asia" in US foreign policy during the president's first term, many countries in the region welcomed the military, economic and diplomatic steps taken by the US to guarantee regional stability in view of the rise of China.

President Barack Obama's trip to Asia comes at a critical point for the region. When the administration signalled a "rebalance to Asia" in US foreign policy during the president's first term, many countries in the region welcomed the military, economic and diplomatic steps taken by the US to guarantee regional stability in view of the rise of China.

25 Apr 2014 - 2:28AM