Lyle J. Morris is a Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. His research focuses on maritime security in the Asia-Pacific, coast guards of Asia, and Chinese military modernization.

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08.29.17

Is the United States Still the Predominant Power in the Pacific?

Dennis J. Blasko, James Holmes & more
In late August, a U.S. destroyer collided with an oil tanker—the fourth such accident for the U.S. Navy in Asia since January. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has increased troop commitments in Afghanistan, threatened to strike North Korea with “...