The Diplomat‘s Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) and Prashanth Parameswaran (@TheAsianist) discuss the Obama administration’s defense policy in the Asia-Pacific as the Trump administration prepares to take office, focusing on U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter’s final trips to India and Japan. The episode also covers Carter’s tenure at the U.S. Department of Defense, focusing on Asia-Pacific initiatives, including the “principled and inclusive security network” concept.
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