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Robert Sutter

Robert Sutter

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 (6)

Biden After Afghanistan: Hitting the Buffers in Southeast Asia

Robert Sutter

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

Robert Sutter

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

Robert Sutter

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

Robert Sutter

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.

The United States and the Myanmar Crisis: Broad Interests, Constricted Responses

Robert Sutter

The United States has leaned heavily on traditional policy instruments, primarily sanctions, to manage the political crisis in Myanmar. Currently, it remains unclear if Washington will go beyond the limited scope of past practice.