Pacific

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…

The South China Sea Tests

By Arif Havas Oegroseno — At the recent U.S.-ASEAN leaders’ summit in Sunnylands, President Barack Obama spoke of the two sides advancing their “shared vision of a regional order where international rules and norms, including freedom of navigation, are upheld…