As Europe's interest in the Indo-Pacific grows, is Japan ready to lead the way?

Japan Program Senior Researcher Céline Pajon was quoted in this article by The Japan Times on EU-Japan Relations.

Alarmed by China’s rising power, its frictions with neighboring countries in the East and South China seas, allegations of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region and crackdowns in Hong Kong, European countries are seeking to step up their involvement in the Indo-Pacific region.