PacNote #1 – Announcing New Adjunct Fellows at Pacific Forum

As part of our ongoing commitment to delivering high-quality analysis and programming across the Indo-Pacific region, Pacific Forum is delighted to announce three new adjunct fellows: Elizabeth Freund Larus, Alexander Neill, and Michael Walsh. Each of these three adjunct fellows greatly expand our expertise on subjects crucial to the future of the region as a […]

PacNet #6 – Comparative Connections Summary: January 2023

Comparative Connections Summary: September-December 2022   REGIONAL OVERVIEW Indo-Pacific As the “Epicenter” BY RALPH COSSA, PACIFIC FORUM & BRAD GLOSSERMAN, TAMA UNIVERSITY CRS/PACIFIC FORUM The Biden administration released its long-awaited National Security Strategy (NSS) this trimester, along with unclassified versions of its National Defense Strategy and Missile Defense and Nuclear Posture Reviews. There were no big surprises. The NSS identified the Indo-Pacific […]

2022 Economic Security, Technology Controls and Nonproliferation Workshop

15 December, 2022 @ 12:00 am – Hosted in partnership with the Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University Key Findings Virtual (Webex) On December 15, 2022 (US) | December 16, 2022 (Asia), the Pacific Forum and the Institute of International Relations at National Chengchi University, with support from Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held a virtual workshop on economic security, technology […]

US-Singapore Tech & Innovation Virtual Dialogue #6: The WRAP: US-Singapore Tech & Innovation Dialogue

16 June, 2022 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – June 16, 2022 (US) | June 17, 2022 (Asia) Pacific Forum’s first ever Twitter Space event reflected upon and showcased the findings of our US-Singapore Tech & Innovation Virtual Dialogue series. Drawing on past speakers from the series, this Twitter Space event revisited the roles of Singapore and the United States in driving technology and innovation amid […]

PacNet #4 – The Japan Coast Guard’s role in realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Originally responsible primarily for maintaining good order and the safety of life at sea in domestic waters, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has expanded its commitment to international duties to cultivate external relationships and much-needed capacity building in neighboring states. While they began in the 1970s, these international activities have, in recent years, become essential […]

PacNet #3 – The 118th Congress and China policy—Continuity over change in defending America

The dramatic display of factional politics and personal ambitions seen among Republicans in the selection of House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) marred the start of the 118th Congress. They reflected realities of divisive domestic politics impacting US policy in recent years. Despite this background, the resolve and momentum of bipartisan congressional majorities has […]

PacNet #2 – The Indian Coast Guard, the Quad, a free and open Indo-Pacific

While the four states of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (or “Quad”) maintain separate organizations responsible for military and non-military missions at sea, no two delineate those organizations’ responsibilities the same way. This fact notwithstanding, Quad countries stand to gain much by exploring new areas of cooperation between their maritime law enforcement agencies. The Quad brings […]

PacNet #1 – Taking the US-India relationship to the next level

The relationship with India is “the most important for the United States in the 21st century,” said Kurt Campbell, the Biden administration’s National Security Council Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific, last month. President Biden made similar comments earlier in 2022, and the recently published US strategic reviews also talk about the importance of India. The US […]

Toward A Unified NATO Response to the People’s Republic of China

15 December, 2022 @ 12:00 am – Featuring Dr. Bradley Jensen Murg Provost & Associate Professor Paragon International University Phnom Penh, Cambodia Dr. David Camroux Honorary Senior Research Fellow SciencesPo CERI Paris, France Dr. Kelly Grieco Senior Fellow Stimson Center Washington, DC, USA Key Findings On Thursday, Dec. 15, Pacific Forum hosted a roundtable discussion on how NATO can coordinate efforts to […]