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At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
September 27, 2018
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
Abe promises to defend free trade while resolving long-standing issues with Japan's neighbors.
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
September 14, 2018
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
The president’s successor will need to offer a path forward that addresses our current self-serving American approach.
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
September 06, 2018
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
It's time to stop debating “free and open Indo-Pacific” rhetoric, and focus on the action required to move FOIP forward.
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
Operationalizing US-India Strategic Cooperation
September 01, 2018
Operationalizing US-India Strategic Cooperation
Bureaucracy may finally be catching up with rhetoric when it comes to U.S.-India cooperation.
Operationalizing US-India Strategic Cooperation
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Confronting the Economic Challenge
July 31, 2018
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Confronting the Economic Challenge
Though the administration has begun building out this aspect of its Asia strategy, much more remains to be done.
Trump’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Confronting the Economic Challenge
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
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