New Publication: Assessing the Strategic Implications of the Pacific Island Development Forum (PIDF) for ANZUS and Beyond

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In a series of interviews this week, Greg Poling (CSIS Fellow) addressed the rise of the Pacific Island Development Forum (PIDF) as spearheaded by Fiji.

Specificlaly, he addressed what it means for the the startegic interests of Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Russia, Qatar, Indonesia (ASEAN), UAE, Taiwan, Kuwait, Singapore, and the United States in the Pacific Islands:

With all eyes on major power competition in the near waters of Japan, this issue has not garnered significant media attention. But, it seems as if it should still be on the field's radar.