This report seeks to clarify the stated objectives of the US rebalance strategy, reviewing regional responses, and assessing the status of the rebalance, which is critical to reinforcing regional stability by strengthening US relationships, presence, and capabilities. The authors evaluate both public statements and visible implementation of the rebalance strategy, as viewed not only from Washington but from regional capitals as well.
About the Author
David J. Berteau is senior vice president and director of the National Security Program on Industry and Resources at CSIS. Michael J. Green is senior vice president for Asia and holds the Japan Chair at CSIS. Zack Cooper is a fellow with the Japan Chair at CSIS.