Asia Policy 21 (January 2016)
Asia Policy 21 features a roundtable on non-claimant states’ perspectives and interests in the South China Sea disputes; essays on Taiwan and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, challenges in reforming China’s state-owned enterprises, and South Korea’s strategic dilemmas vis-à-vis China and the United States; an article examining whether South Korea is in China’s strategic orbit; and a book review roundtable on Andrew Small’s The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics.
Table of Contents
Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes
Tiffany Ma, Michael Wills, Rory Medcalf, Abhijit Singh, Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto, Yoji Koda, Lee Jaehyon, Jane Chan, Alice D. Ba, Mathieu Duchâtel and Thomas B. Fargo
Raising the Stakes: The Interests of Non-claimant States in the South China Sea Disputes
Tiffany Ma and Michael Wills
Rules, Balance, and Lifelines: An Australian Perspective on the South China Sea
India's Strategic Stakes in the South China Sea
Out of Its Comfort Zone: Indonesia and the South China Sea
Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto
Japan's Perceptions of and Interests in the South China Sea
South Korea and the South China Sea: A Domestic and International Balancing Act
Singapore and the South China Sea: Being an Effective Coordinator and Honest Broker
ASEAN's Stakes: The South China Sea's Challenge to Autonomy and Agency
Alice D. Ba
Europe and Maritime Security in the South China Sea: Beyond Principled Statements?
Walking the Talk in the South China Sea
Thomas B. Fargo
Taiwan and Regional Trade Organizations: An Urgent Need for Fresh Ideas
Kevin G. Nealer and Margaux Fimbres
Challenges Ahead in China’s Reform of State-Owned Enterprises
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: South Korea’s Strategic Dilemmas with China and the United States
Ellen Kim and Victor D. Cha
Is South Korea in China’s Orbit? Assessing Seoul’s Perceptions and Policies
Jae Ho Chung and Jiyoon Kim
Book Review Roundtable
The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s New Geopolitics
John W. Garver, Daniel Markey, Feroz Hassan Khan, Meena Singh Roy, Andrew Scobell and Andrew Small
Keeping Pakistan as a Balancer While Courting Indian Friendship
John W. Garver
The Strange Tale of Sino-Pakistani Friendship
Sino-Pakistani Relations: Axis or Entente Cordiale?
Feroz Hassan Khan
Where Is the China-Pakistan Relationship Heading--Strategic Partnership or Conditional Engagement?
Meena Singh Roy
Friends in Need...
Author's Response: Beyond India-Centricity--China and Pakistan Look West