Prof Robert Goodwin Sutter was previously Visiting Senior Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He is Professor of Practice of International Affairs at the Elliott School of George Washington University.
Articles by Robert Sutter (7)
Why US Rivalry with China Will Endure: Implications for Southeast Asia
Despite the Biden government’s efforts to improve relations with Southeast Asia, considerable domestic constraints hinder Washington from joining multilateral economic groups or de-emphasising human rights concerns to compete more effectively with China in Southeast Asia.
Biden After Afghanistan: Hitting the Buffers in Southeast Asia
The Biden Administration has sought to re-engage with Southeast Asia, but there are limits to how much traction it can get in the region.
US Challenges in Southeast Asia Under Biden
The Biden Administration has reinvigorated its approach towards Southeast Asia. This, however, will be limited by important US priorities and Southeast Asian reluctance to irk Beijing.
Congress and America’s Negative Turn Against China: Strategic Ballast
In recent years, the US Congress has played a major role in America’s unprecedented turn against China.
US-Vietnam Military Relations: Marking Time in China’s Shadow
Relations between Vietnam and the United States have advanced markedly, particularly in trade and diplomatic cooperation. But bilateral military relations will continue to be stymied by Vietnam’s approach to China.