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US election won't dramatically alter Indo-Pacific strategy

Trump and Biden hold virtually indistinguishable positions on the Indo-Pacific

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If anything changes under a Biden administration, it is likely to be stylistic rather than substantive.   © Reuters

Derek Grossman is a senior defense analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan Rand Corporation. He formerly served as an intelligence adviser at the Pentagon.

No matter who wins the presidential election on Tuesday, the outcome is unlikely to impact the U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy, which is aimed at maintaining a rules-based and "free and open" region, in any significant way.

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