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The Promise of Unmanned Systems in the Asia Pacific
In this paper, CNAS Associate Fellow Kelley Sayler analyzes the proliferation of unmanned systems—particularly UAVs—within the framework of the increasingly contentious issue ...
By Kelley Sayler
Flashpoints, Escalation, and A2/AD
In this paper, CNAS Senior Fellow Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper examines three prominent escalation scenarios in the Asia-Pacific in the context of China’s developing area-denial/anti-...
By Mira Rapp-Hooper
Exploiting Amphibious Operations to Counter Chinese A2/AD Capabilities
In this paper, Japan Forum Senior Fellow Colonel Grant Newsham, USMC (Ret.) examines how a mobile amphibious force with air, sea, and ground capability can effectively degrade...
By Colonel Grant Newsham, USMC (Ret.)
Security Cooperation: The Key to Access and Influence in the Asia-Pacific
In this paper, BowerGroupAsia Senior Director Desmond Walton examines the increasing value returned by the development of strategic networks of regional military relationships...
By Des Walton
The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Responding to China’s A2/AD Threat
In this paper, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Admiral (Ret.) Yoji Koda looks into China’s regional and underlines the importance of a closely knit U.S.-Japan alliance ...
By Vice Admiral Yoji Koda
Smarter Naval Power in the Indo-Pacific Region
In this paper, CNAS Military Fellow Commander Jennifer Couture points out that countering China’s A2/AD strategies in the future not only requires advanced technology, but cal...
By CDR Jennifer S. Couture
Third Offset Strategy and Chinese A2/AD Capabilities
Richard A. Bitzinger, Senior Fellow and Coordinator of the Military Transformations Program at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, examines the feasibilities of...
By Richard A. Bitzinger
Three CNAS experts provide a roadmap for the next U.S. administration and key U.S. allies in the region to address these challenges and potential escalation....
By Mira Rapp-Hooper, Harry Krejsa & Patrick M. Cronin
ReportsSustaining the Rebalance in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia’s global rise illustrates its promise and its pitfalls. As with growing global interdependence, there are pluses and minuses that President Barack Obama’s succe...
By Patrick M. Cronin
Research Associate Harry Krejsa makes the case that U.S. policy should emphasize Taiwan’s human capital, defensive capabilities, and integration into the international marketp...
By Harry Krejsa
ReportsReefs, Rocks, and the Rule of Law
CNAS experts Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper and Harry Krejsa assess the regional and global implications of a ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea under the Perman...
By Mira Rapp-Hooper & Harry Krejsa
The South China Sea is strategically important and resource-rich, crucial to the lifeblood of U.S. and Indo-Pacific economies. Roughly one-third, or $5 trillion, of the world’...
By Mira Rapp-Hooper, CDR Jeff Chism, Harry Krejsa, Paul Scharre & Van Jackson
Evermay Dialogue Co-Chairs Dr. Sachiko Kuno and the Honorable Michèle Flournoy released a new report on a U.S.-Japan alliance action plan for all-hazard emergency management. ...
By Michèle Flournoy, Dr. Sachiko Kuno, Maki Fukami & Patrick M. Cronin
CNAS Commentary: High Stakes at the Sunnylands Summit
Center for a New American Security Asia-Pacific Security Program Director Patrick Cronin and Pereira International CEO Derwin Pereira have written a new commentary as Presiden...
By Derwin Pereira & Patrick M. Cronin
ReportsSolving Long Division
Eight CNAS experts examine a host of issues posed by unification – including nuclear weapons and deterrence, the U.S.-Korea alliance, and relations between the countries in No...
By David Eunpyoung Jee, Elbridge Colby, Hannah Suh, Patrick M. Cronin, Richard Fontaine & Van Jackson
Promoting Strategic Stability in the Midst of Sino-U.S. Competition
Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby examines Sino-U.S. competition and nuclear weapons....
By Elbridge Colby
Navigating the Future: U.S.-Taiwan Maritime Cooperation and Building Order in Asia
“Navigating the Future: U.S.-Taiwan Maritime Cooperation and Building Order in Asia” identifies a framework for advancing U.S.-Taiwan maritime cooperation, which consists of b...
By Alexander Sullivan
More Willing and Able: Charting China's International Security Activism
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Asia-Pacific Security Program has released a new report, More Willing and Able: Charting China’s International Security Activism....
By Alexander Sullivan, Andrew Erickson, Elbridge Colby, Ely Ratner & Zachary Hosford
ReportsIndirect Cost Imposition Strategies in the South China Sea: U.S. Leadership and ASEAN Centrality
Dr. Carlyle A. Thayer assesses the implications of China’s assertions of control over the South China Sea for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and offers ide...
By Carlyle Thayer
ReportsShades of Gray: Technology, Strategic Competition, and Stability in Maritime Asia
Amy Chang, Ben FitzGerald, and Van Jackson unpack how proliferating technologies are intersecting with strategic competition, coercive behaviors, and unclear norms to exacerba...
By Amy Chang, Ben FitzGerald & Van Jackson