Shaun Narine

Professor of International Relations, St. Thomas University, Canada

Shaun Narine is a Professor of International Relations at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, Canada. He has published two books on ASEAN and written extensively about institutions in the Asia Pacific region. His interests also include American and Canadian foreign policy. He was an ISEAS Visiting Fellow in 2017 and has also been an East-West Center Visiting Fellow and a Killam Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia.

A man holds a US flag in front of Trump Tower on 8 March 2021 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/AFP)

Why the US is an unreliable partner to Southeast Asia

Canadian academic Shaun Narine says that as long as the Republican Party remains a viable political party capable of gaining power, the US will be politically unstable, and as a result, be an unreliable ally in the future.