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March 17, 2022

Ukraine will not halt US shift to Indo-Pacific

Featuring Andrea Kendall-Taylor

Source: Asia Times

Journalist Brad Glosserman

The war in Ukraine poses a more immediate threat, however, and some experts now insist that the West must adjust its thinking accordingly.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, for example, said Europe must accept the “new normal” imposed by the Russian invasion, and make a “longer-term adjustment” to build up its defense in Eastern Europe.

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, a former intelligence officer who worked on Russia and is now at CNAS, a US think tank, agrees, arguing that “the United States can’t simply return to its previous business of focusing predominantly on China.”

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Authors

  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor

    Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Andrea Kendall-Taylor is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS. She works on national security challenges facing the United States and Eur...