Asia Policy 14 (July 2012)

Asia Policy 14
July 2012

July 2, 2012 ISSN 1559-0968

Topics in this issue include domestic challenges facing China’s leadership, U.S. strategic rebalancing toward Asia, the case for a civil-military disaster-relief hub in Northeast Asia, Islamic education in Kazakhstan, India’s emergence since 1980, and China’s development strategy and the global financial crisis.

Asia Policy 14 is supported in part by a grant from the Ford Foundation.

Special Essay

Domestic Institutional Challenges Facing China’s Leadership on the Eve of the 18th Party Congress

Andrew Mertha


Turning to the Pacific: U.S. Strategic Rebalancing toward Asia

David M. Lampton, Aaron L. Friedberg, Wallace "Chip" Gregson, J. Stapleton Roy, James B. Steinberg, and Thomas B. Fargo


The Case for Establishing a Civil-Military Disaster-Relief Hub in Northeast Asia

Harold Wescott, Deogsang Ahn, James Newberry, and John Bradford


Islamic Education in Central Asia: Evidence from Kazakhstan

Dilshod Achilov

Book Review Roundtable

Sumit Ganguly & Rahul Mukherji’s India Since 1980

C. Raja Mohan, Teresita C. Schaffer, Harsh V. Pant, Rahul Mukherji, Aseema Sinha, Sumit Ganguly, and Jason A. Kirk

Review Essay

China’s Development Strategy and the Global Financial Crisis

Roselyn Hsueh

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