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December 2014

The U.S.-Australia Alliance: A Deepening Partnership in Emerging Asia

Bates Gill

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 assesses how Australian security perceptions and priorities mesh with those of the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific and examines the challenges and opportunities ahead for the alliance.

December 2014

Indonesia’s Partnership with the United States: Strategic Imperatives Versus Domestic Obstacles

Ann Marie Murphy

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 examines both Indonesia’s perception of its strategic environment and the increasing influence of domestic political factors on Indonesian foreign policy and assesses their implications for the U.S.-Indonesia partnership.

December 2014

The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Prospects to Strengthen the Asia-Pacific Order

Nicholas Szechenyi

Edited Volumes and Chapters

This chapter from Strategic Asia 2014–15examines Japan’s emerging foreign policy strategy, including efforts to strengthen the U.S.-Japan alliance, and posits that the alignment of strategic objectives enhances the prospects for the alliance to shape the economic and security architecture of the Asia-Pacific.

December 2014

Strategic Asia 2014-15 Trends and Indicators

Strategic Asia by the Numbers

Collectively, these essays explore some of the more prominent regional developments over the past year.

December 2014

The U.S. Alliance with the Philippines: Opportunities and Challenges

Sheena Chestnut Greitens

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 examines the history, current state, and trajectory of the U.S.‑Philippine alliance in light of evolving security perceptions in the Philippines and ongoing changes to Asia’s regional security environment.
December 2014

The U.S.-ROK Alliance and the U.S. Rebalance to Asia

Scott Snyder

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 examines the current status and future prospects of the alliance between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea (ROK).
December 2014

The U.S.-Thailand Alliance: Continuity and Change in the 21st Century

Catharin Dalpino

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 assesses Thailand’s strategic role in Southeast Asia and the broader Asia-Pacific and considers the impact of the country’s return to military rule on relations with external powers, particularly the U.S. and China, as well as on regional integration.

December 2014

Building U.S. Partnerships for the 21st Century: The Case of (and for) India

Daniel Twining

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 assesses the prospects for U.S. collaboration with India on Asian security and considers how Washington and New Delhi can work together more systematically on a range of common strategic challenges.

December 2014

The Singapore-U.S. Strategic Partnership: The Global City and the Global Superpower

Matthew Shannon Stumpf

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 assesses Singapore’s international strategy; examines the country’s relationship with the U.S., China, and other regional states; and makes recommendations for the U.S. and Singapore to deepen their cooperation in the 21st century.

December 2014

U.S.-Taiwan Relations: Hobson’s Choice and the False Dilemma

Russell Hsiao

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Strategic Asia 2014–15 examines the contemporary history and current trajectory of U.S.-Taiwan relations in the context of trends in cross-strait relations and assesses the choices facing leaders in Taipei and Washington and their impact on the future of the bilateral relationship.

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