Contending Visions of the Regional Order in East Asia
Tran Viet Thai, Yuen Foong Khong, Takashi Terada, Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, Hideshi Tokuchi, Bhubhindar Singh, Yue Lyu, Feng Zhang, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Andrew Carr, Xinquan Tu and Dewi Fortuna Anwar
This roundtable examines the tensions between U.S. and Chinese visions of regional order in East Asia from the perspective of nations in the region.
Regional Perspectives on America’s Evolving Asia Policy
Xie Tao, Jessica Keough, Kang Choi, Dmitri Trenin, Joseph Chinyong Liow, Rajesh Rajagopalan, Ming Lee, Noboru Yamaguchi, Michael Wesley and Moeed Yusuf
This Asia Policy roundtable offers perspectives on U.S.-Asia relations from leading scholars and policy practitioners in select Asia-Pacific states.
Assessing U.S.-Asia Relations in a Time of Transition
David Shambaugh, Kimberly Marten, Michael Clarke, Sheila A. Smith, Brian Harding, Ashley J. Tellis, Sue Mi Terry, Richard C. Bush and Teresita C. Schaffer
Bilateral relationships in Asia present major opportunities and challenges for the new U.S. administration. This roundtable contains nine essays analyzing key U.S. relationships in the region—with China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Taiwan, Russia, India, Pakistan, Southeast Asia, and Australia—and identifying the most salient current and over-the-horizon issues in each dyad.
The ADMM-Plus and the Future of Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific
David Capie, Victor Sumsky, Brendan Taylor, Siew Mun Tang, See Seng Tan, Udai Bhanu Singh, Ken Jimbo, Penghong Cai, Lee Jaehyon and Kurt Leffler
This Asia Policy roundtable examines the strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and opportunities of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) from the perspectives of ASEAN and the eight Plus countries—Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea, and the United States.
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Seeking Alliances and Partnerships: The Long Road to Confederationism in U.S. Grand Strategy
Edited Volumes and Chapters
This chapter from Strategic Asia 2014–15: U.S. Alliances and Partnerships at the Center of Global Power reviews how the U.S. came to treat alliances and partnerships as essential instruments of its quest for hegemony over time, what tasks U.S. alliances performed in the past, and how their functions promise to mutate in the future.