Free and open Indo-Pacific

September 17, 2019

What’s Behind the First India-Singapore-Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of the new arrangement.

September 12, 2019

What Would a US-Vietnam Strategic Partnership Really Mean?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of a potential redesignation of the bilateral relationship.  
September 03, 2019

How Does the Indo-Pacific Defense Chiefs Conference Fit into Asia’s Security Landscape?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the development of a platform for U.S. security engagement in the region.  

August 27, 2019

Maritime Security Exercise Highlights US-Indo-Pacific Defense Ties

By Prashanth Parameswaran
This year’s iteration of SEACAT spotlighted Washington’s security relations with Indo-Pacific countries in the maritime domain.

August 12, 2019

Japan Keen to Bolster Ties with Pacific Island States

By Grant Wyeth
The island states of the Pacific are pivotal to Japan’s free and open Indo-Pacific strategy.

August 06, 2019

Can the US Forge a Stronger Mekong Partnership?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While Washington is trying expand the US role in the Mekong, realizing that goal will require significant efforts.
August 01, 2019

The Biggest Threat to the US Indo-Pacific Strategy? Washington Itself.

By Derek Grossman
The strategy’s success depends on continued forgiveness from allies and partners.

July 24, 2019

Hun Sen’s Big Bet: Making Sense of China’s Second Overseas Military Base

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
What is the significance of China setting up its second overseas military base in Cambodia?

July 13, 2019

What Is the Indo-Pacific?

By Udayan Das
Like every imaginative space, the Indo-Pacific is a construct of contested interpretation.

July 08, 2019

The Mekong in US Asia Strategy: Opportunities and Challenges 

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The subregion is arguably where freedom and openness are under the greatest challenge.

June 26, 2019

Australia, Japan, US Start Down Their Own Indo-Pacific Road in PNG

By Grant Wyeth
The new trilateral initiative is an obvious reaction to China’s ambitions, but could still yield important results in the region.
June 24, 2019

Assessing ASEAN’s New Indo-Pacific Outlook

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A look at the regional grouping’s first articulation of its response to the Indo-Pacific concept, and the outlook for its future development.

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