Restoring the power balance in Asia is key as the geographical pivot to the Indo-Pacific and Western Pacific is reframed around containing Chinese expansionism.
Prime Minister Kishida of Japan is celebrating the 50th anniversary of ASEAN-Japan cooperation and friendship, reflecting on our history and future together.
Xi Jinping told Biden, "Planet Earth is big enough for the two nations to succeed," showing no change in its hegemonic stance vis-à-vis other nations.
Since 2016, Japan has turned the Free and Open Indo-Pacific from a mere concept to a working framework of engagement with its neighbors. Now, more countries...
Organizers say the Australian Talisman Sabre military drills help Japan, South Korea and the US with "current and potential future global security challenges."
PM Narendra Modi's recent state visit to Paris highlighted the role of India in France's Indo-Pacific outlook and provided insights into their future.
With the US shifting its focus away from Asia, "Quad-Ex" joint drills could bolster confidence among Quad nations and allies, enhancing Indo-Pacific security.
With significant public support, the National Security Strategy tackles defending Japan and reinforcing the Japan-US alliance against an aggressive China.
Japan and its partners can only meet the accelerating significant challenges to a rules-based order posed by North Korea and China by strengthening deterrence.
This is the first time in history that the US has embraced a Japanese strategy as its own. India, Australia, and even Europe have endorsed it.
Looking to the US, strategists have largely overlooked the foresight and foundational role that Japan has played, starting with Shinzo Abe.
Within a divided world, Abe’s most defining legacy for Japan, the regional and global community, was that he built a united democratic Indo-Pacific coalition.