Asia Policy 13.4 (October 2018)

Asia Policy 13.4
October 2018

October 29, 2018 The National Bureau of Asian Research ISSN 1559-0968

This issue includes a roundtable on Southeast Asia’s security, regionalism, and great-power relations; essays and articles on the implications of the end of an era in Chinese politics, the resilience of authoritarianism in Asia, and the tension between Vietnam’s diplomatic, economic, and security policies; and a book review roundtable on Elizabeth Economy’s The Third Revolution.


Southeast Asia, the Great Powers, and Regional Security from the Cold War to the Present

See Seng Tan, William T. Tow, Kai He, Kevin Cooney, Chris Lundry, Ralf Emmers, Siew-Mun Tang, Maria Ortuoste, Huiyun Feng, Donald K. Emmerson, and Sheldon W. Simon

Special Essay

The End of China’s Reform Era

Carl Minzner


Understanding Authoritarian Resilience and Countering Autocracy Promotion in Asia

John Lee


Vietnam’s Persistent Foreign Policy Dilemma: Caught between Self-Reliance and Proactive Integration

Huong Le Thu

Book Review Roundtable

Elizabeth C. Economy’s The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State

David Shambaugh, Liselotte Odgaard, Yongjin Zhang, Michael Auslin, and Elizabeth C. Economy

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