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Asia Reacts to... highlights how Asian media are reacting to US politics, policy, and major events (on-line resource)

2016 Presidential Candidates on Asia (on-line resource)

The Rise of Defense Diplomacy in the South China Sea (policy brief)

"Australia, the US, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership" address by Australian Ambassador to the US Joe Hockey (transcript or video)

Changing economic Pacific Island ties (commentary)

Mega-Regionalism--New Challenges for Trade and Innovation (conference papers)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Asia Matters for America: interactive website with analysis, data, and reporting on the importance of Asia to the United States at national, state, and local levels

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Pacific Islands Report: daily news, analysis, and commentary from across Oceania

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