Implementation of Indo-Pacific military policy in North-East Asia and China's response

Publication type Article
Status Published
Occupation: Postgraduate student, the Faculty of World Politics
Affiliation: Lomonosov Moscow State University
Address: 1, Leninskiye Gory, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation, Moscow State University
Journal nameProblemy Dalnego Vostoka
EditionIssue 3

This article examines the current structure of US military forces in Japan and South Korea and the implementation of the Indo-Pacific military policy of the United States in Northeast Asia, and briefly describes China's response to the Indo-Pacific military policy of the United States. Since the Second World War, the US has had huge national interests in Northeast Asia, and the region is one of the main areas in which the US promotes its democratic values and concentrates its military and strategic planning. In recent years, as China's military modernization has accelerated, the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) has become increasingly active in East Asia and the Western Pacific. The rapid rise of mainland China is being felt by the US and is one of the main reasons why the US has shifted its attention to the Asia-Pacific region in the second half of the Obama administration's presidential term. The Indo-Pacific strategy is an important component of the US security strategy formally proposed by the Trump administration, and its effectiveness in Northeast Asia will largely determine the continuity and success of US strategy in the Indo-Pacific. The concrete implementation of US military policy in the Indo-Pacific region will inevitably affect the security situation in the region, change relations between countries in the region, and will also have an important impact on the future political landscape of the world.

KeywordsIndo-Pacific Strategy, Northeast Asia, US, China, Japan, South Korea, armed forces, security
Publication date21.06.2022
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