Assessing the Royal Navy’s presence in the Indo-Pacific
Paper series - Europe in the Indo-Pacific Hub
Tailored, tokenistic, or too much? Assessing the Royal Navy’s presence in the Indo-Pacific
The war in Ukraine has raised fresh doubts over the will and ability of European states to play a meaningful role in the Indo-Pacific. This paper explores the rationale and efficacy of small or token defence deployments – with a specific focus on the defence component of the Indo-Pacific tilt.
William D. James
Edited by Paul van Hooft - The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS)