Beyond North Korea: The Japan-South Korea-US Trilateral in the Indo-Pacific
By Jagannath Panda
The Japan-South Korea-U.S. mechanism is a crucial piece in the United States’ broad Indo-Pacific strategy.
Making ‘Quad Plus’ a Reality
By Jagannath Panda
Japan’s hosting of the Quad summit this year is the perfect opportunity to bring other partners on board. But how?
New Zealand’s Relationship With Japan May Be About to Change
By Geoffrey Miller
As the Tokyo Olympics come to an end, the very successful Japan-New Zealand partnership may be about to become a lot more complicated.
What to Expect from the Upcoming Biden-Moon Summit
By Sukjoon Yoon
Moon and Biden are looking for very different results from the upcoming summit.
India-France Naval Exercise: Growing Strategic Synergy
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
France has emerged as one of India’s closest strategic partners and the relationship is likely to bloom further in the coming years.
What the Quad Meeting Means for ASEAN
By Sarah Teo
Two notable “firsts” about the recent Quad ministerial meeting could have long-term implications for ASEAN centrality.
How COVID-19 Complicates Vietnam’s South China Sea Efforts
By Du Nhat Dang
Vietnam's big year as the rotating chair of ASEAN has been disrupted, necessitating an alternative strategy.
How COVID-19 Will Reshape Indo-Pacific Security
By Jiyoon Kim, Jihoon Yu, and Erik French
COVID-19 will likely have a range of significant effects on Indo-Pacific security and geopolitics in both the short and long-term.
The Quad and the Pandemic: A Lost Opportunity?
By Anil Jai Singh
If the Quad is not going to pursue hard military balancing against China, it needs to go all-in on humanitarian aid. The COVID-19 pandemic is the right time to start.
Don’t Get Too Excited, ‘Quad Plus’ Meetings Won’t Cover China
By Derek Grossman
The Quad Plus may actually jeopardize what, in recent years, has become the Quad’s primary mission long-term: signalling unified resolve to counter China’s growing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific.