Chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee, Jim Inhofe, and Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Asia Subcommittee, Cory Gardner refer to research published by USSC — Averting Crisis: American strategy, military spending and collective defence in the Indo-Pacific — in their article for The Diplomat in which they call for a new Pacific Deterrence Initiative that will complement ARIA and implement its vision of a more robust US military presence in the Indo-Pacific.