December 30, 2022
2022: The Year Japan and Germany Became ‘Normal’ Countries
By Chietigj Bajpaee
Japan and Germany rediscovered their geopolitical voice in 2022, making parallel efforts to develop more assertive national security postures.
September 27, 2021
Why the Quad Is Crucial
By Kei Hakata and Brendon J. Cannon
Now that the Quad has held its first in-person leaders’ summit meeting, what can realistically be expected for the Indo-Pacific and its emerging geography of strategies?
June 01, 2021
Darshana M. Baruah on Indian Ocean Geopolitics
By Shannon Tiezzi
“To better understand the unraveling Indian Ocean geopolitics, it is important to study and understand the new maritime identities of the Indian Ocean islands.”
September 29, 2020
How the US Army Fits into America’s Indo-Pacific Strategy
By Francis P. Sempa
The geography of the Indo-Pacific requires a strong U.S. naval and air presence, but the army has a critical role to play, too.
March 06, 2020
What to Expect from Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Push in 2020?
By Karl Lee Chee Leong
It’s time to take Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific push seriously.
November 15, 2019
The Indo-Pacific: A Survival Guide for ‘Hobbits’
By Natasha Fernando
Using Tolkien’s Middle Earth as a metaphor for the complexities of the region.
September 16, 2019
The Future of American Power Will be Shaped in the Indo-Pacific
By Monish Tourangbam
How will the United States maximize its gains and minimize its losses in the emerging geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific?
July 17, 2019
ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Concept and the Great Power Challenge
By Mie Oba
Rising tensions between the U.S. and China complicate ASEAN’s vision for the region.
July 06, 2019
ASEAN Takes a Stand on the ‘Indo-Pacific’
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Can ASEAN and the various Indo-Pacific concepts coexist?
June 17, 2019
Great Expectations: ASEAN and the Indo-Pacific Concept
By Sophie Boisseau du Rocher
As ASEAN gets closer to finally releasing its vision for the Indo-Pacific, its role in the region hangs in the balance.
August 08, 2018
Japan-US Relations: Indo-Pacific Strategy and the Quad
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Stephen R. Nagy.
February 21, 2018
Welcome to the New Indian Ocean
By David Brewster
New players are creating a more multipolar and complex Indian Ocean environment