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American Strategic Considerations Drive Compact Negotiations in Micronesia: Part 1

Firth, Stewart

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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]

dc.contributor.authorFirth, Stewart
dc.date.accessioned2020-03-19T05:37:49Z
dc.date.available2020-03-19T05:37:49Z
dc.identifier.issn2205-7404
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/202387
dc.description.abstractIn 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 more generally.
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dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherCanberra, ACT: Dept. of Pacific Affairs, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIn Brief (The Australian National University, State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program): 2020/04
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourceDepartment of Pacific Affairs in brief series: 2020/04
dc.source.urihttp://dpa.bellschool.anu.edu.au/experts-publications/publications/7520/ib-202004-american-strategic-considerations-drive-compact
dc.titleAmerican Strategic Considerations Drive Compact Negotiations in Micronesia: Part 1
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
dc.date.issued2020
local.publisher.urlhttp://dpa.bellschool.anu.edu.au
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.identifier.doi10.25911/5e733c729d570
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dc.provenanceThe permission to archive the paper was granted via email, archived in ERMS2253682
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CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program

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