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NBR Analysis (Jan 2007)

Emerging Trends, Dormant Interest: Developments in Northeast Asian Politics

Michael H. Armacost and Yukio Satoh

In this issue of the NBR Analysis are the considered reflections on the developing politics of Northeast Asia of two of the wisest diplomat-scholars in the region. Gathering their thoughts for addresses to a November 17–18, 2006, NBR conference to mark the new Pyle Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Ambassadors Armacost and Satoh write from the perspective of decades of experience. As the U.S.-Japan alliance enters a new phase, they discuss the problems that the two allies must face singly and together.

Table of Contents

The Mismatch between Northeast Asian Change and American Distractions
Michael H. Armacost

Changes in Northeast Asian Geopolitics
Yukio Satoh

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