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India Makes Moves at Indonesia's Strategic Sabang Port
July 17, 2018
India Makes Moves at Indonesia's Strategic Sabang Port
The Indian Navy's "Act East" initiative begins at Sabang.
India Makes Moves at Indonesia's Strategic Sabang Port
Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied
July 02, 2018
Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied
Both Japan and India may be best served by their existing alignment instead of pursuing an alliance.
Japan and India Are Better Off Aligned Than Allied
Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
June 28, 2018
Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
Aligning with FOIP would have both opportunities and risks for Taiwan.
Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge in the Spotlight at 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue
June 05, 2018
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge in the Spotlight at 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue
The administration needs to address key challenges to make its new strategic approach succeed.
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Challenge in the Spotlight at 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue
Building an Order for the Indo-Pacific
May 30, 2018
Building an Order for the Indo-Pacific
How to reconcile relations with the region’s authoritarian regimes?
Building an Order for the Indo-Pacific
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
May 16, 2018
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
The articulation of ASEAN’s own Indo-Pacific concept may pre-empt competitive narratives from Washington or Beijing.
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
J. Michael Cole on Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific Concept
April 28, 2018
J. Michael Cole on Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific Concept
How does Taiwan fit into the free and open Indo-Pacific?
J. Michael Cole on Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific Concept
What China Thinks of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
April 27, 2018
What China Thinks of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
Chinese scholars see the free and open Indo-Pacific strategy as containment, but aren’t convinced it’ll stick.
What China Thinks of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
April 27, 2018
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
FOIP presents a dilemma to the Moon government, which is treading on a tightrope between the U.S. and China.
South Korea’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Dilemma
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
April 27, 2018
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Concerns that the FOIP could erode ASEAN’s centrality can only be assuaged by a clear definition of the concept.
ASEAN: Agnostic on the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
April 18, 2018
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
Tokyo has some work to do to convince the region its strategy is not designed to contain China.
Japan’s Multi-Layered, Multilateral Strategy
What Does Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Mean for Russia?
April 17, 2018
What Does Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Mean for Russia?
The new U.S. strategy poses threats to Russian interests in Asia.
What Does Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Mean for Russia?
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
April 17, 2018
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
Washington failed to back up its words with action after Beijing pressured Hanoi into abandoning a South China Sea oil drilling project.
China's Successful Coercion of Vietnam in the South China Sea Deserves US Attention
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
April 11, 2018
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
A recent visit highlighted the security realm of the relationship that has broader regional strategic significance.
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
April 04, 2018
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
There's much continuity at the core of the Trump administration's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy, but what's next?
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
Japan’s Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
March 30, 2018
Japan’s Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
Japan must demonstrate that its commitment to international law and democratic values is more than just a fig leaf.
Japan’s Values-Free and Token Indo-Pacific Strategy
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