Pacific Ocean

From TPP to CPTPP

By Matthew P. Goodman — Today in Santiago, Chile, 11 Asia-Pacific countries signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a multilateral free trade agreement formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Notwithstanding U.S. withdrawal from TPP early…

The Leaderboard: Nora Tyson

Who is she? Nora Tyson is a three-star vice admiral in the United States Navy.  She currently serves as commander of the U.S. Third Fleet, directing operations in the northern and eastern Pacific Ocean, making her the first woman to…

China’s Sovereignty Gamble

By Ernest Bower — China’s neighbors are gravely concerned about what they see as a clear and determined strategy being implemented by Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party and now Commander in Chief of the People’s Liberation…

The Strategic Case for TPP

By John Hamre, Michael Green, Matthew Goodman, Scott Miller, Ernest Bower, Victor Cha, Christopher Johnson, Michael Matera, & Richard Rossow — The United States is a Pacific power. For over 70 years, we have been the guarantor — and a…