If the Indo-Pacific is to guide Australian strategy, policymakers must be clearer on what it means for Australian interests, partners, and regional organisations, Denise Fisher writes. Alan Gyngell recently summed up the ambiguities of the Indo-Pacific concept, noting incontrovertibly that, “There is, of course, no such thing as the Indo-Pacific.
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Australian policy makers and strategists have recently embraced the so-called “Indo-Pacific” as a geopolitical construct to guide foreign and security policy (sometimes referred to as “Indo-Pacific strategy” – IPS). The concept was outlined in both the 2016 Defence
The Indo–Pacific’s rising prosperity has been built on the region’s stability. Today, the Indo–Pacific is undergoing a strategic transition as profound as the economic transformation that preceded it. No long-term foreign policy objective is more important to Australia
11/3/2019 · Nine months ago, in this column, I wrote about the Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) strategy. Some argue that it was initiated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as
Australia can no longer rely on the US alone for its security in the Indo-Pacific region, the United States Studies Centre report warns. America’s military authority is waning and it is ill
In the rapidly changing Indo-Pacific region, Australia could enhance its trilateral engagement with Indonesia, India and Japan by taking advantage of the convergence of strategic interests. Diplomacy will be key. In the rapidly changing Indo-Pacific region, Australia
The Indo-Pacific, sometimes known as the Indo-West Pacific or Indo-Pacific Asia, is a biogeographic region of Earth’s seas, comprising the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, the western and central Pacific Ocean, and the seas connecting the two in the general area of Indonesia. It does not include the temperate and polar regions of the
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“Indo-Pacific”, originally a geographic concept that spans two regions of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, is not a new concept in itself. 10 years ago, Gurpreet s. Khurana, who used the word” Indo-Pacific Strategy” for the first time, was a marine strategist
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Australia has placed the Indo-Pacific front and center of its wider foreign policy and defense strategy with a greater push to maritime defense and security, beginning with its record-breaking
The US, Japan, India, and Australia have been meeting and discussing the creation of a common infrastructure in order to potentially develop a new “Indo-Pacific Strategy” designed to to Counter Chinese Belt and Road Initiative. The Chinese Belt and Road initiative
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Australia is re-embracing the Indo–Pacific as the defining geographic expression of defence strategy. The Indo–Pacific was the big new theme of Labor’s 2013 Defence White Paper, and it’ll have the same status in the Coalition’s Defence White Paper. Canberra is
If the Indo-Pacific concept is envisaged as a multilateral strategy of engagement in the region, a shared operational definition of the Indo-Pacific with Australia’s partners must be in place. This may require consultation with Australia’s like-minded partners to establish a clear-cut strategic cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.
On the maritime front, the Indo-Pacific strategy report also highlights the regional concerns around the PRC’s role in militarising the South China Sea: examples include the use of anti-ship missiles and long range surface-to-air missiles on artificial islands, PLAN
1/1/2020 · Because Australia has been such a prominent champion of the Indo-Pacific concept, the article concludes that this divergence between the rhetoric and the reality of Australia’s Indo-Pacific strategy threatens to have a negative impact on the concept’s broader
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Australia’s Vision For The Indo-Pacific
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Twelve years after its demise, the Indo-Pacific concept is back with a vengeance in regional security debates. As per 2007, the same four countries are offering the Indo-Pacific concept: Australia, India, Japan and the United States.
5/7/2019 · There is thus every reason for Japan, India and Australia to walk away from the U.S. “Indo-Pacific” strategy, particularly when “the Chinese aggressions or threats” were created by questionable information. (If you want to contribute and have specific expertise
Australia and India announced this month they had agreed to create a coalition that would patrol and exert influence on and “the rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific”, a reference to what
In this sense, the idea of the Indo Pacific is best understood as an evolution and expansion of Australia’s Asia Pacific bearings, not a rejection of the Asia Pacific. It is also important to understand what the Indo Pacific is NOT. It does not, for example, treat the
This entails a clear recognition of the threats Indo-Pacific partners confront in their regional commons, and the limits to what can be practically achieved without an effective balancing strategy
Australia’s embrace of the Indo-Pacific concept over the past five years drew mild interest from the region and curious discussion. The US adoption of the Indo-Pacific in both its national security strategy and national defence strategy
In 2013, Australia became the first of a growing number of countries to redefine its region of strategic interest as the Indo-Pacific instead of the Asia-Pacific. Much more than a slogan, the Indo-Pacific concept captures the growing geo-economic connections between
Spotlight on Australia’s Role in the Indo-Pacific Strategy with Dr. David Brewster July 3, 2019 Reading Time: 5 minutes Reading Time: 5 min readThe Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute (LKI) recently interviewed Dr. David Brewster, Senior Research Fellow, National Security College at the Australia National University, to discuss Australia’s priorities in the Indian Ocean, and what that means for
The Indo-Pacific Strategy Report is the first document of its depth on the strategic megaregion referred to as the Indo-Pacific, which in the U.S. conception ranges from the western coast of India
Explain the impact of the U.S. “Indo-Pacific” strategy on EU Asia policy. The EU’s core interests in the region are stability, development, and the safety of investments and transport corridors.
The United States has signed on to Japan’s concept of a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” strategy aimed at preserving the international order in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. As the
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Indo-Pacific Strategy and China’s Response Wu Shicun President, National Institute for South China Sea Studies Chair of Advisory Board, Institute for China-America Studies Jayanath Colombage Former Chief, Sri Lanka Navy Director, Centre for Indo-Lanka
DAS Wong will open up with some remarks on – about Indo-Pacific strategy and the – obviously to take your questions. Nicole will help moderate that, so if you could introduce yourself and the outlet that you’re with when you ask the question, that’d be helpful, as DAS Wong is
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“Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy” A key for stability and prosperity of the international community is dynamism that is created by combining “Two Continents” : Asia that is rapidly growing and Africa that possess huge potential of growth; and “Two Oceans
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I am pleased to share this implementation update on our Indo-Pacific strategy, and to note that our work has just begun. As President Trump said in November 2017: “We have been friends, partners, and allies in the Indo-Pacific for a long, long time, and we will
Japan’s mixed Indo-Pacific approach thus articulates the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy and the Quadrilateral Dialogue with a support for mega trade deals and regional organizations led by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as
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THE DEPARMENT OF DEFENSE Indo-Pacific Strategy Report Preparedness, Partnerships, and Promoting a Networked Region June 1, 2019 The estimated cost of this report or study for the Department of Defense is approximately $128,000 for the 2019 Fiscal
This US vision for the Indo-Pacific in terms of the FOIP strategy can also be seen as complementing the strategies highlighting the increased role of Southeast Asia, including Japan’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, Australia’s Foreign Policy White Paper, India’s Act East
1/11/2011 · India and Australia: Maritime Partners in the Indo-Pacific By C. Raja Mohan Fresh from last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Perth, Australia’s relationship with booming India has come into focus. Indian academic and journalist C. Raja
ASEAN at the heart of Australia’s Indo-Pacific strategy, says Julie Bishop Lisa Murray Senior writer Mar 13, 2018 — 12.15am Share Australia will work closely with the Association of Southeast
an Indo-Pacific Strategy in the Indian Ocean’. In the fourth of a series of publications, Sam Bashfield explores how Australia’s support for Britain’s contentious Chagos sovereignty claim risks delegitimising its South China Sea policy.
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European Union Institute for Security Studies EUISS March 2018 1 3 2 0 1 8 The term ‘Indo-Pacific’ has made its way into of-ficial foreign policy rhetoric. Japan’s 2017 Foreign Policy Strategy, the US 2017 National Security Strategy, as well as its 2018 Defence
9/7/2018 · Indians don’t like to be subordinates, hence rejected Indo-Pacific strategy: Chinese state media The state run media outlet in the editorial said that the Indo-Pacific strategy “won’t help India achieve its great power aspiration”.
Because Australia has been such a prominent champion of the Indo-Pacific concept, the article concludes that this divergence between the rhetoric and the reality of Australia’s Indo-Pacific strategy threatens to have a negative impact on the concept’s broader
21/8/2018 · US “Indo-Pacific Strategy” is taking shape Back in November 2017 when visiting Asia, President Donald Trump formally announced the formation of a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy” to replace Obama administration’s “pivot to Asia and the Pacific” policy.
The United States describes its Indo-Pacific strategy as “an ironclad and enduring commitment to” a region that spans from the Pacific Ocean to the Indian subcontinent. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on July 30, 2018. (© Alex Wong/Getty Images) “The
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A key strategic adviser to the Japanese Prime Minister, Sonoura Kentaro, recently spoke at a conference in Washington D.C. on the proposed “Indo-Pacific Strategy” of the quadrilateral alliance comprising Japan, India, Australia, and the
24/7/2018 · The Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy presents Japan an opportunity to play a leadership role in the region. James Mattis reviews a Chinese honor guard during a welcome
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Australia, and the developing Indo-Paciﬁc nature of bilateral and trilat-eral linkages between Australia, India, and the United States. 2 ‘Indo-Paciﬁc’ term In January 2013, the ofﬁcial National Security Strategy document (Strong and Secure – A Strategy for Australia’s
The Donald J. Trump administration has adopted the term Indo-Pacific to describe its larger strategic area of interest across the pan-Asian region. Fully realizing this strategy’s