ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Asia's US partners must work better together on defense

The idea of a collective regional security organization should be revisited

| Southeast Asia
U.S. military forces cross a flooded area during the annual Philippines-U.S. exercise at San Antonio, Philippines, in October 2016: the U.S. may conclude that the costs of defending its Asian partners against an assertive China are simply too high.   © Reuters

William Bratton is author of "China's Rise, Asia's Decline." He was previously head of equity research, Asia-Pacific, at HSBC.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more