NBR and the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE) present project findings in a report from Admiral Thomas B. Fargo (John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies at NBR) and experts from the Asia-Pacific.
Shivshankar Menon (Brookings Institution) argues that despite increasing convergence between the United States and India on China, a strategic triangle has not yet emerged. He discusses options for strengthening bilateral Indo-U.S. cooperation and initiating new trilateral dialogues.
The 114th Congress has the opportunity to set the tone in military relations with China through the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2015. As the NDAA awaits approval in the Senate, Mark Cozad (RAND Corporation) analyzes the new defense capabilities that China has developed and their effect on U.S. interests in Asia.
Yiwu He (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) compares and contrasts the environments for innovation in the life sciences in the United States and China. He argues that China’s life science sector is likely to benefit over the long term from significant financial investments from the government and private funds that allow for R&D failures over the short term.
Malaysia’s 2015 chairmanship of ASEAN comes at a critical time for regional trade diplomacy. Adek Hussin, Malaysia’s ambassador to the United States, discusses Malaysia’s goals as ASEAN chair and vision for regional economic integration.
Senior energy and geopolitical specialists examined how the Asia-Pacific might strengthen regional cooperation on common energy challenges at a workshop held in Tokyo. Read the workshop report.
Mikkal E. Herberg (NBR) examines major developments that are reshaping the Asia-Pacific’s energy security environment and offers recommendations for how the region can forge a new, more robust energy security architecture.
Yuji Yamamoto (MinaCare) discusses Japan’s revised policies toward its life science sector and assesses the government’s new efforts to leverage the sector as a key driver of economic growth.
On May 13, Meredith Miller testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission at a hearing on "China’s Relations with Southeast Asia." View the webcast or read her prepared remarks.
In an NBR Special Report, Roy Kamphausen (NBR) examines India's IP and innovation environment and considers policy options for India, the United States, and the international community.
In advance of Japanese Prime Minister Abe's visit to the United States, Dennis Blair (Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA; NBR board of directors) built the case for the importance to the United States of a longtime ally like Japan. Read Admiral Blair's commentary in Defense One.
Nadège Rolland (NBR) reflects on North Korea's growing relationship with Russia even as the country's relations with China have deteriorated in the wake of Pyongyang's February 2013 nuclear test.
Missed the discussions in Washington, D.C., and Seattle? Catch up with insights from Congressman Adam Smith (State of Washington), Kapil Sharma (Wipro), Roy Kamphausen (NBR), and others on how to strengthen public policy in both India and across the Asia-Pacific.
Julia Oh (Atlas Corps Fellow at NBR) analyzes the outcomes and implications of the 7th Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting among China, Japan, and South Korea, held on March 21 in Seoul.
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has endorsed healthcare as a strategic industry for the country. Joo Hun You (South Korea's Ministry of Health and Welfare) discusses the relationship between South Korea's domestic health industry and healthcare system as well as implications for the U.S.–South Korea strategic relationship.
Van Jackson (Center for a New American Security and Council on Foreign Relations)addresses three strategic challenges facing U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific and identifies specific actions the 114th Congress can take to address them.
This special collection of essays from leading experts, selected from previous NBR publications, provides students with a strong foundation for understanding the trends and challenges shaping the energy security outlook for the Asia-Pacific and the world.
On July 23, NBR and the US-ASEAN Business Council will co-host the eleventh annual Energy Security Workshop, “Indonesia: A Regional Energy Leader in Transition.” This is an invitation-only event.
Experts from across the Asia-Pacific offer country and regional perspectives on recent trends in global oil markets and examine the implications for policy, industry, and the public.
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