A glass half full: The rebalance, reassurance, and resolve in the U.S.-China strategic relationship (Michael E. O’Hanlon, Brookings)

https://www.brookings.edu/research/a-glass-half-full-the-rebalance-reassurance-and-resolve-in-the-u-s-china-strategic-relationship/

Why is the TPP facing headwinds in the United States? (Charles R. Hankla, East Asia Forum)

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is not yet politically dead in the United States, it certainly seems to be on life support. Last month Mitch McConnell, the Republican majority leader of the Senate, confirmed his intention not to seek a vote on the TPP until the new president takes office in January.