Asia Policy 17 (January 2014)

Asia Policy 17
January 2014

January 1, 2014 ISSN 1559-0968

Asia Policy 17 features a roundtable on how the ISAF’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014 might affect regional states and stakeholders; an essay on deepening U.S. partnerships with India and Indonesia; articles on China’s evolving approach to nontraditional maritime security and on Mongolia’s military modernization; and a book review roundtable on Richard J. Samuels’s 3.11: Disaster and Change in Japan. A free sample of this issue of Asia Policy is available on Project Muse.


Afghanistan Beyond 2014: The Search for Security in the Heart of Asia

C. Christine Fair, Kuniko Ashizawa, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Xenia Dormandy, Zhao Huasheng, Michael Keating, Larry P. Goodson, Kathleen Collins, Michael Wills, Sumitha Narayanan Kutty, and Mark N. Katz


Global Swing States: Deepening Partnerships with India and Indonesia

Ted Osius


Ripples of Change in Chinese Foreign Policy? Evidence from Recent Approaches to Nontraditional Waterborne Security

Andrew S. Erickson and Austin M. Strange


The Role of Peacekeeping in Mongolia’s Military Strategy: A New Paradigm for Security

Christopher Pultz

Book Review Roundtable

Richard J. Samuels’s 3.11: Disaster and Change in Japan

Alexis Dudden, Andrew DeWit, Richard J. Samuels, Nobuo Fukuda, Suzanne Basalla, Sheila A. Smith, and Michio Muramatsu

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