November 09, 2022
America’s Pacific Island Summit: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
By Derek Grossman
The landmark meeting encapsulated both the strengths and weaknesses of U.S. strategy in the region.
May 20, 2020
NGOs and Scientists Urge Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining in the Pacific
By Luke Hunt
Mining for battery metals seen as a threat to Pacific Island nations.
February 07, 2018
Who's Afraid of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific?
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The concert of the Indo-Pacific can consult on a range of issues, but what will their next concrete steps be?
August 10, 2017
Why North Korea Is Planning Long-Range Missile Flight Tests Over Japan and Toward Guam
By Ankit Panda
What an unusual statement out of North Korea tells us about its future missile testing plans.
June 30, 2015
Climate Change and the Pacific
By Elizabeth Ferris
It is likely that countries in the region will become uninhabitable long before they are submerged.
August 17, 2014
As Radioactive Water Accumulates, TEPCO Eyes Pacific Ocean As Dumping Ground
By Nick Cunningham
TEPCO is running out of space to store contaminated water.
June 27, 2014
On the Sidelines: Latin America's Pacific Security Interests
By Robert Farley
What’s happening on the other side of the Pacific?
August 08, 2012
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
How an artificial waterway reoriented a nation’s worldview, foreign policy, and maritime strategy.
April 23, 2012
Beating "Voldemort Syndrome"
Frank talk about U.S. purpose and power is more likely to deter than provoke conflict with China. Admitting Beijing could be an adversary, and preparing accordingly, is the way forward.
March 08, 2012
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
The U.S. must stop taking an “instant pudding” view of military planning. The Air-Sea Battle plan is the best hope to ensure security in the Pacific.
August 28, 2011
US Navy Girds for Sea Control
Is the fast-tracking of new anti-ship missile plans a sign the US Navy is serious about control in the Pacific?
March 28, 2011
China Eyes Naval Track Record
China’s objections to US Navy activity in Asia are part of a policy-based strategy, not a legal one.
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