Indo-Pacific Monitor

The American Foreign Policy Council's Review of Developments in the Indo-Pacific

Indo-Pacific Monitor

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 35

September 22, 2023 Michael Sobolik

Tokyo Fights to Keep the Black Sea Deal Alive; 
Manila Pushes to Fast-Track Defense Sits for Washington;
With an Eye on Beijing, Canberra Calibrates Foreign Aid; 
Palau Empowers America to Police Its Waters

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 34

September 18, 2023 Emma Potts, Michael Sobolik

Like Ukraine, Taipei looks for internet resiliency; 
China, The Solomons deepen cooperation; 
Malaysia's BRI woes; 
Manila crafts contingency plan for a Taiwan war; 
Cambodia's Hun Sen sets up his son as successor 

Indo-Pacific Monitor No.33

July 25, 2023 Michael Sobolik, Emma Potts

Paris nixes NATO office in Tokyo;
Japan underwrites Dhaka's regional economic ambitions...;
...And gets more competitive with foreign assistance;
More Chinese spy balloons spotted in Northeast Asia;
Seoul, Tokyo take steps to turn the page

Indo-Pacific Monitor No.32

July 5, 2023 Michael Sobolik

Washington solidifies Pacific presence;
Cambodia's Hun Sen throttles opposition parties again;
Malaysia snubs Western concerns, welcomes Huawei;
Canberra bolsters Manila's maritime awareness;
China boosts military cooperation with Laos

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 31

May 4, 2023 Michael Sobolik, Blake Kravitz

Biden, Yoon bolster American extended deterrence in South Korea;
Japan funds energy project on India’s strategic islands...;
...While Burma paves the way for Chinese planes;
Washington and Manila train to control critical waterway;
White House woos the Solomons, while Honiara delays elections