The growing U.S. military presence in Asia could backfire, giving birth to what it ostensibly seeks to prevent.
APEC's record of irrelevance is rivaled by few other international forums.
A more stable U.S.-China relationship is needed to avoid great-power conflict in the South China Sea.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.
There should be no returning to the unsustainable status quo at the East Asia Summit.
Andrew Wells-Dang questions whether Western capitalism is transforming Vietnam into a neo-liberal paradise.
Beijing is wooing Southeast Asia. Washington can either try to break up the relationship, writes Evelyn Goh, or work out a more peaceable ménage a trois.