Asia Policy 19 (January 2015)

Asia Policy 19
January 2015

January 15, 2015 ISSN 1559-0968

Asia Policy 19 features a roundtable on nuclear multipolarity in Asia; a special essay on the normalization of Japan’s military; articles on Russia’s foreign policy turn toward Asia, India’s strategic response to the U.S. rebalance, and U.S.-South Korea civil nuclear negotiations; and a book review roundtable addressing three recent books on civil-military relations in Pakistan.


Approaching Critical Mass: Asia’s Multipolar Nuclear Future

Benjamin Schreer, Kang Choi, P.K. Singh, Noboru Yamaguchi, Christopher P. Twomey, Rajesh Basrur, and Aaron L. Friedberg


The Development of Japanese Security Policy: A Long-Term Defensive Strategy

Bhubhindar Singh


Russia’s Asia Pivot: Confrontation or Cooperation?

Jeffrey Mankoff


Indian Foreign Policy Responds to the U.S. Pivot

Harsh V. Pant and Yogesh Joshi


South Korea’s Search for Nuclear Sovereignty

Toby Dalton and Alexandra Francis

Book Review Roundtable

Recent Books on Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan

Aqil Shah, John H. Gill, Hasan Askari Rizvi, C. Christine Fair, Marvin G. Weinbaum, and T.V. Paul

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