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ReportsRising to the China Challenge
The United States and China are locked in strategic competition over the future of the Indo-Pacific—the most populous, dynamic, and consequential region in the world....
By Ely Ratner, Daniel Kliman, Susanna V. Blume, Rush Doshi, Chris Dougherty, Richard Fontaine, Peter Harrell, Martijn Rasser, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Eric Sayers, Daleep Singh, Paul Scharre, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Neil Bhatiya, Ashley Feng, Joshua Fitt, Megan Lamberth, Kristine Lee & Ainikki Riikonen
China’s coercive attempts to wield hegemonic control over the South China Sea threaten the sovereignty of Southeast Asian states and international freedom of the seas, both of...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Ryan Neuhard
The United States’ current diplomacy with North Korea has enduring implications for its strategic competition with China....
By Kristine Lee, Daniel Kliman & Joshua Fitt
ReportsA More Focused and Resilient U.S.-India Strategic Partnership
Introduction The United States has made a “strategic bet” on India. This bet—“that India’s greater role on the world stage will enhance peace and security"1—was a central pill...
By Arzan Tarapore
ReportsStrengthening Delhi’s Strategic Partnerships in the Indian Ocean
Introduction The Indian Ocean region (IOR) is a critical juncture of the wider Indo-Pacific. It is one of the most crucial trade corridors that links the Middle East, Europe, ...
By Darshana M. Baruah
ReportsForce Development Options for India by 2030
Introduction Strategists and military force planners in India and the United States are grappling with a similar set of challenges posed by China’s military modernization and ...
By Chris Dougherty
ReportsImbalance of Power
In a new report, experts Daniel Kliman, Iskander Rehman, Kristine Lee, and Joshua Fitt evaluate trend lines in the India-China military equation and assess Delhi’s current mil...
By Daniel Kliman, Iskander Rehman, Kristine Lee & Joshua Fitt
In a new report, Dr. Van Jackson argues that while pursuing North Korean denuclearization is ideal for U.S. national interests, it is no longer realistic for the near-term fut...
By Van Jackson
ReportsNegotiating Toward a Denuclearization-Peace Roadmap on the Korean Peninsula
In a June 2019 report, Duyeon Kim writes that “the road ahead remains as uncertain as ever” for negotiators from the United States and North Korea....
By Duyeon Kim
ReportsPeople’s Republic of the United Nations
China is increasingly using its economic, political, and institutional power to change the global governance system from within....
By Kristine Lee & Alexander Sullivan
ReportsGrading China's Belt and Road
The Belt and Road is more than just an economic initiative; it is a central tool for advancing China’s geo-political ambitions....
By Daniel Kliman, Rush Doshi, Kristine Lee & Zack Cooper
As the competition between the United States and China to shape the course of the 21st century intensifies, Southeast Asia has become a contested space....
By Patrick M. Cronin, Abigail Grace, Daniel Kliman & Kristine Lee
ReportsNegotiating With North Korea
In a February 2019 report about negotiations between the United States and North Korea, experts Patrick M. Cronin and Kristine Lee predict that “either sufficient progress is ...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Kristine Lee
The United States and China are in a competition to shape the course of the 21st century. At stake is whether the prevailing international order that has backstopped peace, pr...
By Daniel Kliman & Abigail Grace
ReportsA Precarious Accord
In a June 2018 report, experts Patrick Cronin and Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein ask, “How should officials move forward to establish a durable peace on a nuclear-free peninsula...
By Patrick Cronin & Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein
Executive Summary As the United States and China enter a new period of explicit strategic competition, the tools of that competition will reach far beyond aircraft carriers an...
By Harry Krejsa
ReportsNo Safe Harbor
Introduction China is challenging America’s and Japan’s long-standing ability to uphold a peaceful order in the Asia-Pacific region. This is particularly true in the East and ...
By Patrick M. Cronin, Daniel Kliman & Harry Krejsa
ReportsTaming Sea Dragons
Executive Summary In his 2010 book, titled Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power, Robert Kaplan asserted that the Indian Ocean “is at the heart of the wor...
By Sean Liedman
ReportsFirst Strike: China's Missile Threat to U.S. Bases in Asia
You may have heard that China’s military has developed a “carrier-killer” ballistic missile to threaten one of America’s premier power-projection tools, its unmatched fleet of...
By CDR Thomas Shugart, USN
ReportsArt of the Possible
Introduction Pakistan is not a front-burner issue for the administration of President Donald Trump, but it remains a major contributor to the security challenges facing the Un...
By Stephen Tankel