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"In the dynamic landscape of great power competition, the Indo-Pacific region has emerged as a focal point, characterized by its strategic importance and diverse demographics. The United States, recognizing the significance of infrastructure diplomacy, particularly in strategic competition, has outlined its Indo-Pacific Strategy with a strong emphasis on quality infrastructure. Leveraging partnerships within the Quad and other regional relationships, the US aims to promote sustainable development through robust infrastructure investment."

Read more in this new policy brief from Sam Barr and Mark Kennedy of the Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition.


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The Indo-Pacific in the World

To help inform US policymakers about the region and its many interconnected issue areas, this collection from the Indo-Pacific Program features reports analyzing and providing recommendations on US policy toward the region, key actors, and vital issues.

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Indo-Pacific Program

The Indo-Pacific Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on US interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition

The Wahba Institute for Strategic Competition works to shape conversations and inspire meaningful action to strengthen technology, trade, infrastructure, and energy as part of American economic and global leadership that benefits the nation and the world.  Read more