IISS Regional Security Assessment 2014 – Chapter One: The United States’ rebalance to the Asia-Pacific in 2013

Bonnie Glaser  & Deep Pal

The origins of the United States’ ‘pivot’ to Asia – later renamed the ‘rebalance’ – can be traced to the early days of the Obama administration. After he was elected president in late 2008, Barack Obama directed his national-security transition team to conduct a strategic assessment of the international landscape and US security interests.

Read more on the IISS website.

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