The “Indo-Pacific Focus” is the online commentary and analysis column of one of study groups under the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), “Rule of law in Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Japan’s foreign policy for enhancing global public goods”.
This column attempts to promote the better understandings of ongoing regional issues in the Indo-Pacific region that covers the Indian and Pacific Oceans and their rim states. Invited authors focus on individual states’ maritime security policies as well as timely and policy-relevant topics, such as geopolitics (US-China rivalry, maritime security), geoeconomics (infrastructure development, trade and investment), and emerging new types of challenge, foreign interference and competition for technology, etc.
- Tran Truong Thuy, "Territorial and Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea and Vietnam’s Policy" (2018-07-30)
- Bing Ling, "China's Attitude to the International Legal Order in the Xi Era: The Case of the South China Sea" (2018-06-27)
- Thomas Daniel, "Issues Impacting Malaysia’s Maritime Security Policies and Postures" (2018-06-18)
- Renato Cruz De Castro, "21st Century Philippine Maritime Security Policy: From Balancing to Appeasement" (2018-06-11)
- Ian Easton, "Wither American Strategy? The Future of U.S. Policy toward the Indo-Pacific" (2018-05-25)
The views expressed here are those of the individual authors and don’t represent the views of JIIA or the institutions to which the authors are affiliated.
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