May 26, 2016

Dynamic Balance

An Alliance Requirements Roadmap for the Asia-Pacific Region

By Mira Rapp-Hooper, Harry Krejsa and Patrick M. Cronin

As President Obama continues his trip to the region, three experts from the Center for a New American Security have written a new report analyzing the growing anti-access/area-denial challenges posed by China and exploring the role that allies and partners may play in engaging the challenges in a variety of contexts and domains. The report, “Dynamic Balance: An Alliance Requirements Roadmap for the Asia-Pacific Region,” provides a roadmap for the next U.S. administration and key U.S. allies in the region to address these challenges and potential escalation.


  • Mira Rapp-Hooper

    Former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Mira Rapp-Hooper is a former Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at CNAS. She is formerly a Fellow with the CSIS Asia Program and Director of the CSIS...

  • Harry Krejsa

    Fellow, Center for a New American Security

    Harry Krejsa is a fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). His research areas include the intersection of foreign policy and middle class economics, Chinese ge...

  • Patrick M. Cronin

    Former Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a former Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the ...

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