Strategic Asia

The Strategic Asia volume incorporates assessments of economic, political, and military trends and focuses on the strategies that drive policy in the region.

Latest Volume

Strategic Asia 2020

Strategic Asia 2020

U.S.-China Competition for Global Influence

The nineteenth volume in the Strategic Asia series—Strategic Asia 2020: U.S.-China Competition for Global Influence—offers a forward-looking assessment of how the rivalry between China and the United States is playing out around the globe. Each chapter examines how a country or region (including Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Russia, Oceania, Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Americas) is coping with the consequences of Sino-U.S. competition and draws implications for U.S. policymakers.


Forthcoming Volume

Strategic Asia 2021-22

Strategic Asia 2022–22

Navigating Tumultuous Times in the Indo-Pacific

Strategic Asia 2021–22: Navigating Tumultuous Times in the Indo-Pacific (forthcoming January 2022) assesses the impact of three major trends on the geopolitical environment of the Indo-Pacific region: intensifying strategic competition between China and the United States, growing pushback against globalization, and the Covid-19 pandemic. Each chapter examines how these challenges shape the security environment, grand strategy, and national and economic power for a country or in a region and analyzes the implications for U.S. interests.


Past Volumes

Strategic Asia 2019: China’s Expanding Strategic Ambitions
January 2019
Strategic Asia 2017–18
November 2017
Strategic Asia 2016–17
November 2016
Strategic Asia 2015–16
November 2015
Strategic Asia 2014–15
December 2014
Strategic Asia 2013–14
October 2013
Strategic Asia 2012–13
October 2012
Strategic Asia 2011–12
September 2011
Strategic Asia 2010–11
September 2010
Strategic Asia 2009–10
September 2009
Strategic Asia 2008–09
September 2008
Strategic Asia 2007–08
September 2007
Strategic Asia 2006–07
September 2006
Strategic Asia 2005–06
September 2005
Strategic Asia 2004–05
September 2004
Strategic Asia 2003–04
September 2003
Strategic Asia 2002–03
September 2002
Strategic Asia 2001–02
October 2001