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Asia Policy 10 (July 2010)

The tenth issue of Asia Policy offers two roundtables, one on the direction of the U.S.-Japan alliance and one on policymaking in China sixty years after the creation of the PRC; an article on the maritime boundary dispute between Bangladesh and Myanmar; Q&As on lessons from Asia for reform of the global health system and on the Chinapol Internet discussion group; a book review roundtable on The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism Online; and reviews of recent books addressing Asian democracy, regionalism, and more.

Table of Contents

Roundtables
A New Stage for the U.S.-Japan Alliance?
Kenneth B. Pyle, Michael Finnegan, Michael J. Green, Kent E. Calder, Andrew L. Oros and Yuki Tatsumi

Chinese Foreign Policy and Domestic Decisionmaking
Xiao Ren, Travis Tanner, Allen Carlson, Cheng Li and Mark W. Frazier

Articles
The Maritime Boundary Dispute Between Bangladesh and Myanmar: Motivations, Potential Solutions, and Implications
Jared Bissinger

Policy Q&A
Reforming the Global Health System: Lessons from Asia
Nigel Crisp

The Basics of Chinapol
Richard Baum

Book Review Roundtable
The Power of the Internet in China
Randy Kluver, Xu Wu, Evgeny Morozov, Juntao Wang, David Bachman and Guobin Yang

Review Essays
Democracy, Security, and Regionalism in Asia
Daniel Lynch

Book Reviews
Book Reviews - Asia Policy 10
William Schabas, Donald E. Weatherbee, Russell Leigh Moses, Jonathan Fenby, Tobias Harris, Pradeep Taneja and C. Raja Mohan