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978-1-939131-34-8
Dec 2014
Paperback $34.95
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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.

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 Indo-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.

Table of Contents

Seeking Alliances and Partnerships: The Long Road to Confederationism in U.S. Grand Strategy
Ashley J. Tellis

The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Prospects to Strengthen the Asia-Pacific Order
Nicholas Szechenyi

The U.S.-ROK Alliance and the U.S. Rebalance to Asia
Scott Snyder

The U.S.-Australia Alliance: A Deepening Partnership in Emerging Asia
Bates Gill

The U.S. Alliance with the Philippines: Opportunities and Challenges
Sheena Chestnut Greitens

The U.S.-Thailand Alliance: Continuity and Change in the 21st Century
Catharin Dalpino

Building U.S. Partnerships for the 21st Century: The Case of (and for) India
Daniel Twining

Indonesia’s Partnership with the United States: Strategic Imperatives Versus Domestic Obstacles
Ann Marie Murphy

The Singapore-U.S. Strategic Partnership: The Global City and the Global Superpower
Matthew Shannon Stumpf

U.S.-Taiwan Relations: Hobson’s Choice and the False Dilemma
Russell Hsiao

U.S.-Vietnam Relations: Evolving Perceptions and Interests
Nguyen Manh Hung

The Rise and Persistence of Strategic Hedging across Asia: A System-Level Analysis
Van Jackson

Strategic Asia 2014-15 Trends and Indicators

Other Volumes

Strategic Asia 2016-17: Understanding Strategic Cultures in the Asia-Pacific
Ashley J. Tellis, Alison Szalwinski and Michael Wills, eds.

Strategic Asia 2015–16: Foundations of National Power in the Asia-Pacific
Ashley J. Tellis, Alison Szalwinski and Michael Wills, eds.

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.

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.