South Korea’s Indo-Pacific Strategy: Ambitions and Reality

Journal Article March, 2023, Prospects & Perspectives, No. 11, February 22, 2023.

South Korea launched its Indo-Pacific Strategy, the so-called “Strategy for a Free, Peaceful, and Prosperous Indo-Pacific Region,” in December 2022. The strategy has rightly attracted widespread attention, not least because it resembles the U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy and outlines a growing international engagement outside of the Korean Peninsula, but also because it attempts to balance the negative impact the shift could have on its relations with China.


Read this article by Niklas Swanström at the Prospects & Perspectives.

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