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Ian Murphy has a background in national security and international business. He earned an MA in National Security Studies at American Military University and currently works at Safe Spaces LLC as a Policy Analyst Consultant, where he helps clients bridge the gap between their business strategies and the geopolitical security environment. Ian can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Italy’s potential withdrawal from China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) reflects growing mistrust towards China, arisen due to concerns over diminishing economic benefits, debt traps, and incongruent ideologies.
Facing Common Threats: The US-Japan-South Korea’s Camp David Summit—a Gateway to Peace in the Indo-Pacific
The recent Camp David summit marks a significant step in strengthening U.S. diplomatic ties with the advanced Asian countries of Japan and Korea, where they openly discuss major transnational issues.
With the Made in China 2025 initiative, Beijing aims to decrease dependency on foreign technology imports, but it’s also seeking foreign investments to modernize its technology sector.
Just as it’s helping Ukraine defend itself against Russian invasion by coordinating European allies, the U.S. is flexing both its military and diplomatic strength in the Indo-Pacific to hedge against China’s war plans.
The Overall Defense Concept, a proposal by Taiwanese admiral Lee Hsi-ming, may be what Taiwan needs to prevent China from taking over its shores.