Why should Europe guard the Indo-Pacific maritime commons
Paper series - Europe in the Indo-Pacific Hub
Why should Europe guard the Indo-Pacific maritime commons: Order, Access, or US hegemony?
E uropeans face difficult choices in the Indo-Pacific as the Sino-American competition intensifies and the multilateral order that protects the freedom of the seas is under threat. In this brief we argue that Europeans need to more clearly formulate their objectives and develop policies based on a realistic view of their capabilities before embarking on a long-term commitment.
Paul van Hooft & Tim Sweijs - The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS)