The US Pivot to Asia Was Dead on Arrival
By Peter Birgbauer
Since its unveiling under the Obama administration, the U.S. “pivot” to Asia has constantly been derailed by emergencies elsewhere. The Ukraine war is just the latest example.
America’s Militarist Drift in the Indo-Pacific
By Van Jackson
The Biden administration has returned a sense of normalcy to Asia policy. Unfortunately, that includes continuing a military-first approach to Asia.
AUKUS Is Only Half the Equation
By Ryan Nabil
The United States and Britain should prioritize economic ties in their emerging Asia alliance.
The Shift in China-US Competition
By Hoang Vu and Thuc D Pham
The change from all out to “responsible” competition presents an opportunity for the Indo-Pacific.
Can Biden’s Pax Americana Vision Succeed?
By Hu Junyang and Dingding Chen
A coherent Asia strategy will be key to Biden’s pledge to rebuild U.S. global influence.
Ideology Is Hijacking the Trump Administration’s Asia Strategy
By Elina Noor, Hunter Marston, and Francisco Bencosme
The U.S. Asia strategy needs to go beyond drawing a stark line between autocracies and “freedom-loving countries.”
US Asia Strategy: Beyond the Quad
By Patrick M. Cronin
The Quad makes a better reserve force than an actual capability, at least for the time being.
Beyond Defining a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’
By Abigail Grace
It's time to stop debating “free and open Indo-Pacific” rhetoric, and focus on the action required to move FOIP forward.