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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.

Beginning in 2018 with volume 13, Asia Policy will be published quarterly in January, April, July, and October.

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C. Christine Fair

Mark W. Frazier

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Asia Policy 13.3 (July 2018)

Topics in this issue include the impact of sanctions on North Korea, civil-military relations in Indonesia, the impact of THAAD on Russia's strategic partnerships with China and South Korea, and Asia's LNG market. The issue also features a book review roundtable on Michael Green's By More Than Providence.

Table of Contents

The Impact of Sanctions on North Korea
Rüdiger Frank, Sung-Yoon Lee, Catherine Jones, Justin V. Hastings, Roberta Cohen and Robert Huish

Civil-Military Relations in Indonesia after the Reform Period
Leonard C. Sebastian, Emirza Adi Syailendra and Keoni Indrabayu Marzuki

Russia's Strategic Partnerships with China and South Korea: The Impact of THAAD
Anthony V. Rinna

The Future of Asia’s Natural Gas Market: The Need for a Regional LNG Hub
Leslie Palti-Guzman

Book Review Roundtable
Michael J. Green's By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783
Stephen G. Brooks, Kurt M. Campbell, Rush Doshi, Michael J. Green, James R. Holmes, Adam P. Liff and Ashley J. Tellis