U.S. Asia Policy: From Pivot to Pirouette to Pivot

by Norman Vasu* While the United States (US) government attempts to pivot towards Asia, China’s recent diplomatic and military moves suggests it is China who has the more robust and thoroughgoing strategy in the region. In effect, China’s latest moves leave the impression that the US pivot has become an aimless pirouette. At the foreign ministers’ meeting in July this year, China displayed how it has effectively become a de facto member of the Association […] Read more »

CSC Welcomes Prof. Norman Vasu

by Steven R. Corman The CSC welcomes Prof. Norman Vasu, a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from the S. Rajaratnam School of Internationl Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. At RSIS, he is an Assistant Professor and Deputy Head of the Centre of Excellence for National Security and his research interests are in nationalism, multiculturalism and citizenship. He will be resident at the CSC through December 2012, where he will be working on a project entitled “Teaching […] Read more »