The small Pacific Island nation of Palau offers some big lessons for how Washington, Tokyo and Canberra can transform common concerns about China into allied action.
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This interactive map series illustrates how China’s Digital Silk Road is advancing Beijing’s technological reach in four areas: wireless networks, surveillance cameras, subsea cables, and satellites.
A new book provides a global tour of China’s expanding digital footprint, from cables on the ocean floor to communications satellites in outer space, and calls upon the United States and its allies to compete in the developing world.
During their first in-person summit, leaders from the four Quad countries—Australia, Japan, India, and the United States—announced a new infrastructure coordination group that will resonate in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.
The United States’ position as the world’s leading hub in subsea networks can no longer be taken for granted. More of the world is coming online, and China is emerging rapidly as a leading subsea cable provider and owner. This guide for policymakers describes subsea cables’ essential functions, planning processes, and common threats; explains the U.S. economic and strategic interests at stake; and offers recommendations for protecting U.S. centrality in subsea networks.