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The 2013-14 Strategic Asia volume examines the role of nuclear weapons in the grand strategies of key Asian states and assesses the impact of these capabilities—both established and latent—on regional and international stability. In each chapter, a leading expert explores the historical, strategic, and political factors that drive a country's calculations vis-a-vis nuclear weapons and draws
implications for American interests.
Asia Policy 17 features a roundtable on how the ISAF’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014 might affect regional states and stakeholders; an essay on deepening U.S. partnerships with India and Indonesia; articles on China’s evolving approach to nontraditional maritime security and on Mongolia’s military modernization; and a book review roundtable on Richard J. Samuels’s 3.11: Disaster and Change in Japan.
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In this NBR Analysis Brief, Weston S. Konishi (Peace Winds America) and Andrew L. Oros (Washington College) discuss lessons from the U.S. and Japanese military responses to Typhoon Haiyan and suggest ways to strengthen future collaboration on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
The 2013 Energy Security Report explores how and to what extent countries in the Asia-Pacific are integrating liquefied natural gas into their energy security strategies and discusses key geopolitical and market implications for the United States and Asia.
The Strategic Asia annual edited volume incorporates assessments of economic, political, and military trends and focuses on the strategies that drive policy in the region.
Asia Policy is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal presenting policy-relevant academic research on the Asia-Pacific that draws clear and concise conclusions useful to today’s policymakers.
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The NBR Analysis is an occasional paper series that offers thought-provoking essays on the most important economic, political, and strategic issues in the Asia-Pacific region today.
NBR Special Reports are an occasional paper series on special topics conducted by the world's leading experts in Asian affairs.
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