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January 2017

Assessing U.S.-Asia Relations in a Time of Transition

David Shambaugh, Sheila A. Smith, Sue Mi Terry, Richard C. Bush, Kimberly Marten, Ashley J. Tellis, Teresita C. Schaffer, Brian Harding and Michael Clarke

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Bilateral relationships in Asia present major opportunities and challenges for the new U.S. administration. This roundtable contains nine essays analyzing key U.S. relationships in the region—with China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Taiwan, Russia, India, Pakistan, Southeast Asia, and Australia—and identifying the most salient current and over-the-horizon issues in each dyad.

January 2017

The North Korean Nuclear Threat: Regional Perspectives on a Nuclear-Free Peninsula

Chung-in Moon, Ren Xiao, Yasuhiro Izumikawa, Van Jackson and Andrei Lankov

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The United States and East Asian states have tried various methods to compel North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, but no successful formula has emerged. This Asia Policy roundtable contains five essays that examine the relationships between North Korea and China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States and assess the prospects for denuclearization.

July 2016

India and China at Sea: A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean

David Brewster, You Ji, Zhu Li, Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Abhijit Singh, Raja Menon, Darshana M. Baruah, John W. Garver and Rory Medcalf

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This Asia Policy roundtable brings together leading scholars and practitioners from India, China, the United States, and Australia to better understand Indian and Chinese perspectives about their respective roles and relationships in the Indo-Pacific maritime domain.

July 2016

The ADMM-Plus and the Future of Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific

See Seng Tan, Siew Mun Tang, Brendan Taylor, Penghong Cai, Udai Bhanu Singh, Ken Jimbo, David Capie, Victor Sumsky, Lee Jaehyon and Kurt Leffler

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This Asia Policy roundtable examines the strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and opportunities of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) from the perspectives of ASEAN and the eight Plus countries—Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea, and the United States.

January 2016

ASEAN's Stakes: The South China Sea's Challenge to Autonomy and Agency

Alice D. Ba

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This essay is part of the roundtable "Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes."

January 2016

Out of Its Comfort Zone: Indonesia and the South China Sea

Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto

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This essay is part of the roundtable "Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes."

January 2016

Japan's Perceptions of and Interests in the South China Sea

Yoji Koda

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This essay is part of the roundtable " Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes."

January 2016

Europe and Maritime Security in the South China Sea: Beyond Principled Statements?

Mathieu Duchâtel

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p>This essay is part of the roundtable "Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes."

January 2016

Singapore and the South China Sea: Being an Effective Coordinator and Honest Broker

Jane Chan

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This essay is part of the roundtable "Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes."

January 2016

Rules, Balance, and Lifelines: An Australian Perspective on the South China Sea

Rory Medcalf

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This essay is part of the roundtable " Non-claimant Perspectives on the South China Sea Disputes."

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