Asia Policy 12 (July 2011)

Asia Policy 12
July 2011

July 1, 2011 ISSN 1559-0968

Asia Policy 12 includes a roundtable on U.S. re-engagement with Asia; articles on China’s economic boom, ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan, and Japanese foreign policy; a Q&A on political change in the DPRK; and reviews of recent books.


U.S. Re-engagement in Asia

Kumar Ramakrishna, Zheng Wang, Carlyle A. Thayer, S.R. Joey Long, and Simon Tay


Human Resources and China’s Long Economic Boom

Thomas G. Rawski


Exploring Regime Instability and Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Eric McGlinchey


The New Asianism: Japanese Foreign Policy under the Democratic Party of Japan

Daniel Sneider

Policy Q&A

Political Change in the DPRK

Stephan Haggard and Daniel A. Pinkston

Book Review Roundtable

Toshi Yoshihara & James R. Holmes’ Red Star over the Pacific: China’s Rise and the Challenge to U.S. Maritime Strategy

James R. Holmes, Michael McDevitt, Dean Cheng, Toshi Yoshihara, Zheng Wang, Rory Medcalf, and Bernard D. Cole

Review Essay

Is India Ready for Prime Time?

David J. Karl

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Asia Policy is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal presenting policy-relevant academic research on the Asia-Pacific that draws clear and concise conclusions useful to today’s policymakers. Asia Policy is published quarterly in January, April, July, and October and accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Learn more