Inaugural Japan-Philippines “2+2” meeting reaffirms commitment to Free and Open Indo-Pacific

TCSS Security Commentaries #025 With the inaugural "2+2" meeting, Japan and the Philippines took a step forward to foster greater security cooperation and demonstrate Japan's willingness to commit to a more vital role in the region. Angelo Brian T. Castro, Taiwan Center for Security Studies (Source: Ministry of Defense, Japan) In April, the Japanese Minister … Continue reading Inaugural Japan-Philippines “2+2” meeting reaffirms commitment to Free and Open Indo-Pacific

Ukraine Conflict and Geopolitical Turbulence within Quad

Security Commentaries The Indo-Pacific region seems to be an outlet for the US’s strategic competition with China. It is demonstrated in the US’s exaggeration of China’s aggressiveness as an inevitable threat to the region’s integrity and global stability. Elpeni Fitrah, Taiwan Center for Security Studies Quad foreign ministers meeting the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison … Continue reading Ukraine Conflict and Geopolitical Turbulence within Quad