James Crabtree, Associate Professor of Practice, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Shashank Joshi, Defence Editor, The Economist
Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General, International Institute for Strategic Studies
Mark Leonard, Co-Founder and Director, ECFR
A roundtable discussion on Asia's rapidly changing geopolitical scene, and in particular the idea of the “free and open Indo-Pacific”. The US has recently tried to flesh out this new Indo-Pacific strategy, pressing from increased cooperation between itself Australia, Japan and India to counter China's ever-increasing influence. But how effective will this be at reassuring other countries around the region about US policy under President Trump?
Shashank Joshi (@shashj) is Defence Editor for The Economist, and until recently senior research fellow at RUSI.
Kori Schake (@KoriSchake) is Deputy Director-General at IISS, overseeing the research programme. She formerly worked in the Departments of Defense and State.