March 23, 2022
China-US Competition Is Not a New Cold War
By Keikichi Takahashi
The Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy shows the U.S. does not want a Cold War with China.
March 22, 2022
What the US Indo-Pacific Strategy Is Missing
By Zenel Garcia
The Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy rests on old assumptions that fail to account for the region’s dynamics and complexity.
March 16, 2022
Fancy Footwork: Biden’s Two-Step Approach to Indo-Pacific Allies
By Tom Corben and Peter K. Lee
The Biden administration took some bold steps to empower its Indo-Pacific allies and partners in 2021. But can it deliver on its promises?
February 22, 2022
India’s Place in the New US Indo-Pacific Strategy
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
New Delhi finds a prominent place in the strategy’s focus on Washington’s network of allies and partners across the Indo-Pacific.
February 18, 2022
The Biden Administration’s Indo-Pacific Strategy Lacks Clarity on China
By Alec Blivas
The strategy document fails to answer crucial questions about the desired balance between competition and cooperation with China.
February 16, 2022
With Blinken’s Visit to Fiji, the US Returns to the Pacific
By Grant Wyeth
China drew Washington’s attention back to the Pacific, but regional states hope the U.S. engages beyond geopolitical competition.
February 10, 2022
US Secretary of State Blinken Starts Pacific Tour in Australia
By Associated Press
Blinken’s trip to Australia for bilateral and Quad meetings will be followed by a visit to Fiji, then a Japan-South Korea-US trilateral in Hawaii.
October 08, 2021
Indo-Pacific Trade: Bring Washington Back to the Table
By Ami Bera and Wendy Cutler
The Biden administration should prioritize a forward-looking and impactful economic and trade agenda with the Indo-Pacific region, especially when it comes to digital trade.
September 24, 2021
What to Expect From the First In-Person Quad Summit
By Rupakjyoti Borah
A preview of the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. summit, and what it will mean for the Indo-Pacific region.
February 11, 2021
The US Needs a New Indian Ocean Strategy, Now
By Louis Bergeron, Nick Iorio, and Jeff Payne
It's time to prioritize the “Indo” in “Indo-Pacific.”
January 14, 2021
Australia’s Reading of the US Strategic Framework for the Indo-Pacific
By Joshua Mcdonald
Australia is noted in the document not nearly as often as Japan, South Korea, or India, but that likely underscores the already tight relations between the two countries.
October 29, 2020
Pompeo, in Indonesia, Renews China Attacks as US Vote Looms
By Associated Press
Washington's top diplomat attacked China's "unlawful" maritime claims and pledged deeper ties with Southeast Asia's most populous nation.