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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
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
May 25, 2018
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
What is the ‘Democratic Security Diamond’ without concern for its normative basis?
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
India Keeps Australia Out of the Malabar Exercise -- Again
May 08, 2018
India Keeps Australia Out of the Malabar Exercise -- Again
What does India's decision mean for the Quad?
India Keeps Australia Out of the Malabar Exercise -- Again
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
April 26, 2018
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
The statement takes aim at China without mentioning it by name.
G7 Foreign Ministers Issue Communique Addressing East & South China Seas, Connectivity, and More
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
April 11, 2018
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
A recent visit highlighted the security realm of the relationship that has broader regional strategic significance.
Japan-Vietnam Defense Relations in the Indo-Pacific Spotlight
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
March 30, 2018
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
A look at the significance and prospects of the new concept.
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
Can the Quad Counter China's Belt and Road Initiative?
March 14, 2018
Can the Quad Counter China's Belt and Road Initiative?
For a number of reasons, a proposed plan is unlikely to ever materialize.
Can the Quad Counter China's Belt and Road Initiative?
The Case for a New US-Japan Strategy: Why We Need a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
March 08, 2018
The Case for a New US-Japan Strategy: Why We Need a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Japan and the U.S. are two global leaders who must work side-by-side to spread peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
The Case for a New US-Japan Strategy: Why We Need a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
February 14, 2018
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
Duqm adds an important node to a growing network of facilities in the Indian Ocean held by actors with interests in preserving the status quo.
India Gains Access to Oman's Duqm Port, Putting the Indian Ocean Geopolitical Contest in the Spotlight
2017: A Tough Year for China-India Relations
January 04, 2018
2017: A Tough Year for China-India Relations
The China-India relationship stands at a crossroads. Can both sides overcome last year's frictions in 2018?
2017: A Tough Year for China-India Relations
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
December 29, 2017
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
The Trump National Security Strategy document flatters India, but how can New Delhi reap the benefits from the United States?
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
December 23, 2017
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
Seoul’s absence from a revived Quadrilateral Security Dialogue is unfortunate, yet perfectly logical.
South Korea and the Quad: Missing Out or Opting Out?
The US National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific
December 21, 2017
The US National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific
The Trump administration makes clear the Indo-Pacific is at the top of its strategic agenda.
The US National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific
The US National Security Strategy and Great Power Relations
December 20, 2017
The US National Security Strategy and Great Power Relations
The NSS institutionalizes trends in U.S. engagement with both China and India.
The US National Security Strategy and Great Power Relations
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
December 15, 2017
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
The United States may not like the result of forcing countries to make a choice between it and China.
Joining the Quad: Fear Versus Greed
India, Australia Hold First Two-Plus-Two Foreign and Defense Secretaries Meeting
December 13, 2017
India, Australia Hold First Two-Plus-Two Foreign and Defense Secretaries Meeting
The meeting signals continuing convergence between New Delhi and Canberra.
India, Australia Hold First Two-Plus-Two Foreign and Defense Secretaries Meeting
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