Asia Policy 18 (July 2014)

Asia Policy 18
July 2014

July 2, 2014 ISSN 1559-0968

Asia Policy 18 features a roundtable on Asia’s interests in and engagement with the Arctic region and articles on the reset in Russian-Japan relations, Canada as a potential partner in the U.S. rebalance toward Asia, and creating a cybersecurity regime in ASEAN. The issue also includes a book review roundtable on Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi’s book By All Means Necessary: How China’s Resource Quest is Changing the World and a book review essay on Ashley Tellis’s Balancing Without Containment: An American Strategy for Managing China.


Polar Pursuits: Asia Engages the Arctic

P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Kai Sun, Katarzyna Zysk, James Kraska, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Leiv Lunde, Aki Tonami, Young Kil Park, Lawson Brigham, and Ian Storey


Hajime!–The Causes and Prospects of the New Start in Russian-Japanese Relations

James D.J. Brown


Canada’s Role in the Asia-Pacific Rebalance: Prospects for Cooperation

James Manicom


Regional Cybersecurity: Moving Toward a Resilient ASEAN Cybersecurity Regime

Caitríona H. Heinl

Book Review Roundtable

Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi’s By All Means Necessary: How China’s Resource Quest Is Changing the World

Michael Levi, Elizabeth C. Economy, Llewelyn Hughes, Wojtek M. Wolfe, Elizabeth Wishnick, and Trevor Houser

Review Essay

Ending the Strategic Holiday: U.S. Grand Strategy and a “Rising” China

Christopher A. Ford

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