2020 US Presidential Candidates on the Indo-Pacific

The 2020 Presidential Candidates on the Indo-Pacific resource highlights mentions of Indo-Pacific issues by US presidential candidates and nominees in speeches, campaign documents, and debates.

To view statements by President Trump prior to his June 18, 2019 declaration to seek a second term, as well as members of his Cabinet, visit The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations.

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Joe Biden's Remarks to the Dallas Morning News on US Policy Towards China

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Joe Biden's Remarks on US Competition with China

"And folks, the fact of the matter is we can do all we need to do without punishing anybody. Anybody. The reason I’m optimistic here is, look at who we are. I’ve met virtually every major world leader in my role as Vice President, as Foreign Relations Chairman over the last 30 years. That’s not hyperbole. Virtually every one. I don’t know a single solitary one who would not change places with the problems the President of the United States has versus the problems they…

Joe Biden's Clean Energy and Environmental Protection Plan - China

Beto O'Rourke in New Hampshire - China

Beto O'Rourke in Waterloo, Iowa - China

Elizabeth Warren's Remarks in Plymouth, New Hampshire - China

Elizabeth Warren's Remarks in "Foreign Affairs" - China and Indo-Pacific Alliances

"Would-be rivals, for their part, have watched and learned, and they are hard at work developing technologies and tactics to leapfrog the United States, investing heavily in such areas as robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and quantum computing. China is making massive bets in these and other areas in an effort to surpass the United States as a global technological power. Whether the United States will maintain its edge and harness these technologies for good remains an open question. [...] Democracy is running headlong…