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Asia Policy 9 (January 2010)

The ninth issue of Asia Policy offers a roundtable on training the next generation of Asia experts, articles on the foreign policy of the Democratic Party of Japan and the potential role of U.S.-Japan-Korea trilateralism, a policy short on Islamic militant groups in India, a Q&A on China and the financial crisis, a book review roundtable on The Russia Balance Sheet, and reviews of recent books addressing Asian regionalism, China’s maritime strategies, and more.

Table of Contents

Roundtables
Are We Adequately Training the Next Generation of Asia Experts?
Richard J. Ellings, Robert M. Hathaway, Christopher M. Clarke, Anand A. Yang, Davis B. Bobrow, Amitav Acharya and Parag Khanna

Articles
Electing a New Japanese Security Policy? Examining Foreign Policy Visions within the Democratic Party of Japan
Leif-Eric Easley, Tetsuo Kotani and Aki Mori

Does the United States Need a New East Asian Anchor? The Case for U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateralism
Hyeran Jo and Jongryn Mo

Policy Shorts
Students Islamic Movement of India and the Indian Mujahideen: An Assessment
C. Christine Fair

Policy Q&A
China, the Financial Crisis, and Sino-American Relations
Pieter Bottelier

Book Review Roundtable
Anders Åslund & Andrew Kuchins' The Russia Balance Sheet
Jeffrey Mankoff, Donald N. Jensen, Peter Rutland, Stephen J. Blank, Steven E. Halliwell, Steven Rosefielde, Anders Åslund and Andrew C. Kuchins

Review Essays
Asian Regionalism
Edward J. Lincoln

Turning to the Sea…This Time to Stay
Scott W. Bray

Book Reviews
Book Reviews - Asia Policy 9
Tun-jen Cheng, Scott Kennedy, Edward Friedman, Michael Smitka, Robert M. Hathaway and David J. Karl