Pacific Trilateralism: A New Narrative of Cooperation
n late 2016, NBR held a workshop in Washington, D.C., as part of a project to study the relationship among the United States, South Korea, and Japan. Experts exchanged analysis of recent developments relating to the relationship and the policies needed to strengthen trilateral cooperation. This report from the workshop examines ongoing challenges and explores promising areas for the three countries to address emerging traditional and nontraditional threats.
Preparing for Future Disasters: Strategic Assistance and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Thomas B. Fargo, Noboru Yamaguchi, Ryo Sahashi, Kei Koga and Alison Szalwinski
This NBR Special Report examines the challenges posed by major disasters in the Asia-Pacific and argues that the United States and Japan need to elevate humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to be a key component of their combined regional security strategy.
What Role Will China Play in a New Energy Era?
Senior energy and geopolitical specialists examined China’s growing impact on world energy markets and strategies for engagement at a workshop held in Beijing. Read the workshop report.
U.S., Japanese, and Asian Energy Security in a New Energy Era
Mikkal E. Herberg
This NBR Special Report examines major developments that are reshaping the Asia-Pacific’s energy security environment and offers recommendations for how the region can forge a new, more robust energy security architecture.
Engaging the Opportunity of a New Energy Era
In this workshop report, senior energy and geopolitical specialists examine how the Asia-Pacific might strengthen regional cooperation on common energy challenges.
In from the Cold: U.S.-New Zealand Ties Returning to Normal
Murray Hiebert, Benjamin Schaare and Christopher Doyle
This NBR Special Report examines the dramatic thaw in U.S.–New Zealand relations in recent years and explores ways that the two countries can cooperate to boost security in the Asia-Pacific and strengthen trade and investment ties with other Pacific nations.
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Rival Regionalisms and Regional Order: A Slow Crisis of Legitimacy
Ellen L. Frost
This NBR Special Report analyzes the emergence of rival regionalisms in Asia and argues that recent economic and security developments threaten to fragment Asia’s institutional landscape, erode regional stability, and undermine Asian confidence in the legitimacy of the institutions and values underpinning the existing liberal economic order.