Recently Declassified U.S. Report Lays Out U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy

Newly declassified report lays out U.S. strategy in Asia 

The Trump administration has declassified a report which lays out its Indo-Pacific strategy, including “accelerating India’s rise,” blocking China from establishing “illiberal spheres of influence,” and maintaining “U.S. strategic primacy” in the region, according to a copy viewed by Axios. 

Why it matters: The strategy laid out in the ten-page report, written in early 2018, has guided the U.S. approach to China, India, North Korea and other nations in the Indo-Pacific region for the past three years. Its release sheds light on the geopolitical and security challenges soon to be inherited by the Biden administration. 

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WNU Editor: No surprises in this new report. But still an interesting read.