American Strategic Considerations Drive Compact Negotiations in Micronesia: Part 1
In a flurry of activity over the last nine months, the United States has rediscovered the strategic value of the freely associated states in Micronesia. This In Brief is in two parts: in the first Stewart Firth examines the geopolitical context of the United States’ relations with the freely associated states, including China’s interest in the region; in the second he describes how the United States is updating its Pacific Islands policy, both in the freely associated states and in the region...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program|
|Source:||Department of Pacific Affairs in brief series: 2020/04|
|Access Rights:||Open Access|
|dpa_in_brief_firth_20204.pdf||1.21 MB||Adobe PDF|
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