Abe’s Indo-Pacific Heritage

Abe's Indo-Pacific Heritage

Mr. Trump and later Mr. Biden frequently mentioned the “Indo-Pacific” strategy, but it was Mr. Abe who created that concept. When speaking at the 2017 APEC Summit, US President Donald Trump announced his vision for a “free and open Indo-Pacific”. …

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The Quad’s Role in the US Indo-Pacific Strategy

The Quad's Role in the US Indo-Pacific Strategy

The US is relying heavily on cooperation with Quartet members in many fields to maintain momentum for the Indo-Pacific strategy, according to experts. In a joint statement after the Four-Party Security Dialogue (also known as the Quartet) summit in Tokyo, …

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US says China wants to reunify Taiwan peacefully

US says China wants to reunify Taiwan peacefully

The US intelligence official said that China did not abandon military measures against Taiwan, but still prioritized the peaceful reunification option. “China is working hard to establish a position where its military is capable of taking Taiwan even with US …

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Vietnam speaks out about the new US Indo-Pacific strategy

Vietnam speaks out about the new US Indo-Pacific strategy

Vietnam expressed its desire to promote cooperation with the US and all partners, after Washington announced the new Indo-Pacific strategy. Vietnam wishes that cooperation initiatives in the Indo-Pacific contribute to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region, respecting international …

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US struggles to shape Indo-Pacific strategy

US struggles to shape Indo-Pacific strategy

The US Secretary of State’s brief trip to Southeast Asia is considered a symbol of Washington’s incomplete efforts in shaping its strategy with the region. “More than any other region, developments in the Indo-Pacific will shape the direction of the …

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US criticizes China’s actions in Asia

US asks China to 'stop aggression' in Asia

The US secretary of state called on China to stop acting “that causes concern” in the Indo-Pacific, as Washington seeks to strengthen regional alliances. Speaking during a visit to Indonesia today, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Washington will …

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US asks China to ‘stop aggression’ in Asia

US asks China to 'stop aggression' in Asia

The US secretary of state called on China to stop “aggressive actions” in the Indo-Pacific, as Washington seeks to strengthen regional alliances. Speaking during a visit to Indonesia today, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Washington will work with …

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US President praises ‘vital’ relationship with ASEAN

US President praises 'vital' relationship with ASEAN

President Biden said the ASEAN – US relationship plays an “important and vital” role for the future of the people when attending the summit between the two sides. “Our partnership is essential to sustaining a free, open Indo-Pacific that has …

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The submarine race heats up the seas of Asia

The submarine race heats up the seas of Asia

The AUKUS agreement between Australia, the UK and the US, and China’s submarine development efforts, could complicate the race in the Asian seabed. Australia, the US and the UK on September 15 announced the establishment of a security partnership in …

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France summons ambassadors to the US and Australia

France summons ambassadors to the US and Australia

France summoned its ambassadors to the US and Australia, after Canberra canceled a $40 billion submarine contract because of agreements with Washington and London. “The decision to cancel the submarine project and the announcement of a new partnership with the …

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