The East Asia program seeks to illuminate and fashion practical solutions to many of the complex security challenges confronting East Asia and the Asia-Pacific region today. Its work related to the PRC and Taiwan focuses heavily on bilateral relations between the United States and the two sides of the Strait, as well as on the dynamic of cross-Strait relations. The analysis of issues involves a detailed examination of Taiwan domestic political developments as well as US strategic interests in the region more broadly. The Program's Japan-centered work examines the implications of Japan's evolving security policy and US-Japan alliance relations, and it seeks to promote bilateral cooperation on a number of regional and global strategic issues. It also deals closely with the Korean Peninsula, exploring North Korean nuclear issues, inter-Korean relations, and the US-ROK alliance.
Research NewsOpportunity Out of Necessity
A new Stimson Center report says that the United States and Japan would both benefit by jointly initiating a pragmatic and collaborative approach to modernize and strengthen their alliance at a time when US defense spending cuts are worrying Japanese government and military leaders.
The report, titled "Opportunity out of Necessity: The Impact of US Defense Budget Cuts on the… Read More »
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