This week, Veerle is joined by Professor Heung-Kyu Kim, founder and Director of the US-China Policy Institute and professor in the Department of Political Science and Diplomacy at Ajou University, South Korea.
After the inauguration of President-elect Biden, this episode both takes a retrospective look at what worked and what didn’t in the Trump Administration’s approach to the Indo-Pacific, and examines what lies ahead for US foreign policy in the region.
As the UK considers an engagement strategy with the Indo-Pacific after Brexit, the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative offers a chance to build a free-trade bloc amongst ‘like-minded nations’ and deepen strategic ties in the region.
The substance of Joe Biden’s approach to the region and key actors will remain very similar to that of his predecessor, albeit with a different tone and a much greater focus on coordinating with allies.
While the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley of eastern Ladakh appears limited to the border between the two states, the confrontation extends to the sea as well. Here, India may hold an advance if it improves its power-projection capabilities.
The UK Project on Nuclear Issues (UK PONI) hosted Gaurav Kampani of Cornell University for an evening seminar on 6 February to explore the links between India’s nuclear doctrine and forces, and their...