Perspectives on East Asia: Pacific Pathways

On March 4, CSIS Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies Dr. Maren Leed had the opportunity to interview General Vincent Brooks, Commanding General of the U.S. Army, Pacific (ARPAC) in a public forum. General Brooks provided a detailed breakdown of Pacific Pathways, a new way to leverage long-standing exercises in the Indo-Pacific region. By utilizing a nucleus of individual brigade combat teams with recently completed combat training, General Brooks discussed how Pacific Pathways has allowed ARPAC to deploy tailored U.S. Army units for up to four months to complete successive multinational or bi-national exercise commitments in the region, and the resulting benefits for cost, efficiency, experience, efficacy, and public diplomacy. Watch the discussion below:


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