The new Indo-pacific: America, China, India and the future geopolitics of Asia
James Crabtree, Associate Professor of Practice, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Shashank Joshi, Defence Editor, The Economist
Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General, International Institute for Strategic Studies
Mark Leonard, Co-Founder and Director, ECFR
A roundtable discussion on Asia's rapidly changing geopolitical scene, and in particular the idea of the “free and open Indo-Pacific”. The US has recently tried to flesh out this new Indo-Pacific strategy, pressing from increased cooperation between itself Australia, Japan and India to counter China's ever-increasing influence. But how effective will this be at reassuring other countries around the region about US policy under President Trump?
James Crabtree (@jamescrabtree) is Associate Professor of Practice at the Lee Kuan Yew School. He is also author of The Billionaire Raj, published in July.
Shashank Joshi (@shashj) is Defence Editor for The Economist, and until recently senior research fellow at RUSI.
Kori Schake (@KoriSchake) is Deputy Director-General at IISS, overseeing the research programme. She formerly worked in the Departments of Defense and State.
Mark Leonard (@markhleonard) is Director and Co-Founder of ECFR and author of the best-selling book What does China think?
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