Asia Policy 16.3 (July 2021)

Asia Policy 16.3
July 2021

July 29, 2021

This issue of Asia Policy features a roundtable on future scenarios for Indian Ocean security; a special essay on the outlook for Afghanistan after the withdrawal of U.S. forces; articles on a U.S. and Japanese strategy for countering risks posed by China’s ICT and on dispute settlement procedures available to Vietnam in the South China Sea under UNCLOS; and a book review roundtable on Manjari Chatterjee Miller’s Why Nations Rise: Narratives and the Path to Great Power.


Strategic Futures for the Indian Ocean

Arzan Tarapore, David Brewster, Hu Bo, Zack Cooper, Rohan Mukherjee, Peter J. Dean, Kate Sullivan de Estrada, and Caitlin Byrne


Afghanistan after the U.S. Withdrawal: Trends and Scenarios for the Future

Antonio Giustozzi


Winning the 5G Race with China: A U.S.-Japan Strategy to Trip the Competition, Run Faster, and Put the Fix In

Scott W. Harold and Rika Kamijima-Tsunoda


Probing Vietnam’s Legal Prospects in the South China Sea Dispute

Hong Kong To Nguyen, Manh Tung Ho, and Quan-Hoang Vuong

Book Review Roundtable

Manjari Chatterjee Miller’s Why Nations Rise: Narratives and the Path to Great Power

Michael J. Green, Prasenjit Duara, Jennifer Lind, Chris Ogden, Harsh V. Pant, and Manjari Chatterjee Miller

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