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Biden’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, With Lynn Kuok

Biden’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, With Lynn Kuok

October 26, 2021

Lynn Kuok, Shangri-La Dialogue senior fellow for Asia-Pacific Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the Biden administration’s policy toward the Asia-Pacific, and how those policies are viewed in southeast Asia.

 

Articles Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Lee Hsien Loong, “The Endangered Asian Century,” Foreign Affairs (July/August 2020)

 

Adam Posen, “The Price of Nostalgia,” Foreign Affairs (May/June 2021)

 

Documents and Speeches Mentioned

 

ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific [PDF], ASEAN, June 22, 2019

 

Joseph R. Biden, Interim National Security Strategic Guidance [PDF], The White House, March 2021

 

Mike Pompeo, “Communist China and the Free World’s Future,” delivered at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, July 23, 2020

 

Sharon Seah et al., The State of Southeast Asia: 2021 [PDF], ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, January 2021

Beijing’s Grand Strategy, With Matt Pottinger

Beijing’s Grand Strategy, With Matt Pottinger

October 19, 2021

Matt Pottinger, senior advisor at the Marathon Initiative and chairman of the China Program at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss China’s ambitions and what they mean for the United States.

 

Articles Mentioned in the Podcast

 

Michael Beckley and Hal Brands, “The End of China’s Rise,” Foreign Affairs, October 1, 2021.

 

Bilahari Kausikan, “In U.S.-China Standoff, Is America a Reliable Ally?,” Foreign Policy, October 18, 2021.

 

Matt Pottinger, “Beijing’s American Hustle,” Foreign Affairs 100, no. 5 (September/October 2021).

 

Liza Tobin, “Xi’s Vision for Transforming Global Governance: A Strategic Challenge for Washington and Its Allies,” Texas National Security Review 2, no. 1 (November 2018).

 

Books Mentioned

 

Dan Blumenthal, The China Nightmare: The Grand Ambitions of a Decaying State, (AEI Press, 2020).

 

Rush Doshi, The Long Game: China’s Grand Strategy to Displace American Order, (Brookings Institution Press, 2021).

The Pandora Papers, With Miles Kahler

The Pandora Papers, With Miles Kahler

October 12, 2021

Miles Kahler, senior fellow for global governance at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the recent Pandora Papers leak, and the broader problem of global corruption.

India’s Foreign Policy Ambitions, With Manjari Chatterjee Miller

India’s Foreign Policy Ambitions, With Manjari Chatterjee Miller

October 5, 2021

Manjari Chatterjee Miller, senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at CFR, speaks with James M. Lindsay about what India sees as its interests, threats, and opportunities in the world.