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Opportunities and challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific

Task Force 2019

Evaluator

General (Ret.) Stephen Lanza

former Commanding General, I Corps, Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Faculty Adviser

Anand Yang

Anand Yang

Professor

Task Force

  • Mary Cho
  • Dylan Curran
  • Clay Davison
  • Sihan Gao
  • Gabriel Kornas
  • Seongshin Park
  • Won Gyun Park
  • Kunpei Peng
  • Megumi Quick
  • Sanjay Sampath
  • Connor Stolfa
  • Adrianne Stowe
  • Radoslava Trindeva
  • Kyle VanVleet
  • Jiajin Zheng

U.S. foreign policy interests in Asia and the wider world increasingly center on the region of South Asia, particularly India but also Pakistan and Bangladesh.  In recent years, the US. has responded to global geopolitical shifts by developing an Indo-Pacific strategy aimed at seeking: a U.S. rebalance to Asia, the placement of India at the heart of a pan-Asian world and as a counter to a rising China, and the growth of alliances and partnerships to consolidate U.S. interests across a vast region stretching from the west coast of India to the western shores of the United States.  This Task Force will examine changes and continuities in U.S. foreign policy in South Asia to propose an Indo-Pacific strategy for 2020 and beyond.

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