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Strategic 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.

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Forthcoming Volume

Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power
Ashley J. Tellis, Abraham M. Denmark, and Greg Chaffin, eds.

ISBN: 978-1-939131-34-8
Dec 2014

Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power examines the trajectories of U.S. alliance and partner relationships in the Asia-Pacific in light of the region’s shifting strategic landscape. Leading experts provide comprehensive assessments of the current state of the United States’ relations with its five treaty allies, as well as with emerging "strategic partners" in Asia, and draw implications for U.S. policy.


0-9713938-5-0
Sept 2004 | 524 pp

Strategic Asia 2004–05: Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power

Ashley J. Tellis and Michael Wills, eds.

The fourth volume in the Strategic Asia series, Strategic Asia 200405: Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power, examines the successes and setbacks in the war on terrorism and assesses its impact on the grand strategies of major Asian powers. A chapter on the war on terrorism in the Middle East is also included.

View the Executive Summary for each chapter in the table of contents below. Individual chapter PDFs are available for online purchase.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Confronting Terrorism, Consolidating Primacy
Ashley J. Tellis

United States: Leadership Maintained Amid Continuing Challenges
Robert Sutter

China: Exploiting a Strategic Opening
Michael D. Swaine

Japan: Between Alliance and Autonomy
Mike M. Mochizuki

Korea: A Peninsula in Crisis and Flux
Victor D. Cha

Russia: Strategic Partner or Evil Empire
Stephen E. Hanson

Central Asia: State Building in the Face of Insurgent Islam
Gregory M. Gleason

South Asia: A Selective War on Terrorism
Walter K. Andersen

Southeast Asia: Back to the Future
Sheldon W. Simon

Middle East: Confronting Resentment in the Arc of Crisis
Graham E. Fuller

Energy: Asia's Energy Insecurity--Cooperation or Conflict
Mikkal E. Herberg

Proliferation: WMD Diffusion in Asia--Heading Toward Disaster
Gaurav Kampani

Korean Scenarios: Alternative Futures for the Korean Peninsula
Nicholas Eberstadt

Science and Technology: A New World in the Making?
Richard P. Suttmeier

Strategic Asia by the Numbers 2004-05

Other Volumes

Strategic Asia 2013-14: Asia in the Second Nuclear Age
Ashley J. Tellis, Abraham M. Denmark and Travis Tanner, eds.

Strategic Asia 2012-13: China’s Military Challenge
Ashley J. Tellis and Travis Tanner, eds.

Strategic Asia 2011-12: Asia Responds to Its Rising Powers - China and India
Ashley J. Tellis, Travis Tanner and Jessica Keough, eds.

Strategic Asia 2010-11: Asia's Rising Power and America's Continued Purpose
Ashley J. Tellis, Andrew Marble and Travis Tanner, eds.

Strategic Asia 2009–10: Economic Meltdown and Geopolitical Stability
Ashley J. Tellis, Andrew Marble and Travis Tanner, eds.

Strategic Asia 2008–09: Challenges and Choices
Ashley J. Tellis, Mercy Kuo and Andrew Marble, eds.

Strategic Asia 2007–08: Domestic Political Change and Grand Strategy
Ashley J. Tellis and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2006–07: Trade, Interdependence, and Security
Ashley J. Tellis and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2005–06: Military Modernization in an Era of Uncertainty
Ashley J. Tellis and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2004–05: Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power
Ashley J. Tellis and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2003–04: Fragility and Crisis
Richard J. Ellings, Aaron L. Friedberg and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2002–03: Asian Aftershocks
Richard J. Ellings, Aaron L. Friedberg and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2001–02: Power and Purpose
Richard J. Ellings and Aaron L. Friedberg, eds.