America’s alliances and partnerships in the Indo-Pacific remain the bedrock of regional prosperity and security. The demand signal for U.S. regional engagement—diplomatic, economic, and military—continues to grow amid mounting tensions and power shifts.
Areas of focus in 2021 for the CNAS Indo-Pacific Security Program include galvanizing cooperation with American allies and partners to construct a liberal digital order in the region and mitigate the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forging an Alliance Innovation Base
America’s current approach to allies on technology innovation and protection remains a work in progress....
By Daniel Kliman, Ben FitzGerald, Kristine Lee & Joshua Fitt
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
Why the United States Needs a Digital Development Fund
What the executive branch and Congress can do to counter China’s expanding digital footprint across the developing world....
By Daniel Kliman