U.S. Role In The World

Want a Free and Open Indo-Pacific? Get India Into APEC

By Alyssa Ayres ● Council on Foreign Relations ● 11/13/2017


President Donald J. Trump just delivered a speech in Da Nang, Vietnam, that outlined his administration’s strategy toward Asia—with a heavy emphasis on a “free and open Indo-Pacific region.” He should start by supporting Indian membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC).

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