Indo-Pacific Monitor

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

Indo-Pacific Monitor

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 4

January 17, 2020 Michael Sobolik

China disrupts Mekong flow to force concessions;
Mongolia reaps the benefits the Xinjiang instability;
Cambodia's child labor problem;
Beijing's Hong Kong crackdown boomerangs in Taiwan;
North Korea's Kim threatens renewed missile tests

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 3

December 17, 2019 Michael Sobolik

Pakistan protects its OBOR stake;
Beijing angles for foreign funds for its repression;
North Korean missiles put pressure on the U.S.;
South Korea shoots down U.S. basing upcharge;
America arms Thailand and Vietnam

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 2

November 19, 2019 Michael Sobolik

Singapore's contingency plans for possible Hong Kong-style protests;
ISIS recruiters prey on vulnerable expats in Southeast Asia;
Washington's latest proposal: Grade the "Belt and Road";
Kim Jong-Un gains the upper hand in negotiations with Washington;
Taiwan sounds the invasion alarm

Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 1

October 21, 2019 Michael Sobolik

Thai army chief wary of Hong Kong-type unrest;
India receives a warning about Huawei;
China eyes additional naval base in Cambodia;
The trade consequences of Kashmir;
Sino-Russian balancing, and Mongolia