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Asia Policy 14 (July 2012)

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.

Table of Contents

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

Roundtables
Turning to the Pacific: U.S. Strategic Rebalancing toward Asia
James B. Steinberg, Thomas Fargo, Aaron L. Friedberg, J. Stapleton Roy, David M. Lampton and Wallace "Chip" Gregson

Articles
The Case for Establishing a Civil-Military Disaster-Relief Hub in Northeast Asia
Deogsang Ahn, John Bradford, James Newberry and Harold Wescott

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, Jason A. Kirk, Aseema Sinha, Sumit Ganguly and Rahul Mukherji

India’s Foreign Policy Transformation
C. Raja Mohan

India Since 1980
Teresita C. Schaffer

A Changing India’s Search for Leadership
Harsh V. Pant

Reading India’s Transformation, From the Outside In
Jason A. Kirk

A Story of Four Revolutions: Mechanisms of Change in India
Aseema Sinha

India Emerging?
Sumit Ganguly and Rahul Mukherji

Book Review Essay
China’s Development Strategy and the Global Financial Crisis
Roselyn Hsueh