Hunter Marston is an independent Southeast Asia analyst based in Washington, DC. Follow him on Twitter at @hmarston4. Nicholas Borroz is a Washington, DC–based strategic intelligence consultant. He has published in the New York Times, Nikkei Asian Review, Foreign Policy, War on the Rocks and in many other forums. He holds a master's degree in international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Image: Amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa. Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Navy