International Security & Foreign Policy

The Pacific Century: U.S. Strategy in the Pacific Islands and the Rise of China

Grant Year: 2021


Alexander Gray will research and write a book examining the competition between the United States and China in the “second island chain,” which comprises the Pacific Island countries. He will undertake archival research in Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Taiwan, Japan, and France. He will also interview policy experts and current and former policy officials.

American Foreign Policy Council International Security & Foreign Policy

$150,000