Council on Foreign Relations

Haley's diplomatic prowess is facing an early test as she represents an administration with policies that are unclear and top foreign policy posts that are empty.
The current state of the U.S. and global economies is unclear. Wherever you look, the data and trends suggest uncertainty. Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates next month? Will economic growth ever again exceed 2 percent? Is the stock market overvalued and on the verge of another major dip?
An analysis of U.S. security assistance to Southeast Asian nations shows that, in nominal dollars, overall security aid to Southeast Asia fell by 19 percent since 2010, the year before the "Pivot to Asia" was launched.