Is Indo-Pacific the 'New' Pivot? -

Zhiqun Zhu

Security, Asia

It is unclear exactly what the Indo-Pacific concept entails—especially regarding the future relations between New Delhi and Beijing.

Government officials and scholars around the world have quickly switched their labels for Asia from “Asia Pacific” to “Indo-Pacific” after President Donald Trump popularized the latter during his first Asia trip in November 2017.

“Indo-Pacific” as a geopolitical concept first appeared in European publications in the 1920s. For example,...


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