Asia Policy 22 (July 2016)

Asia Policy 22
July 2016

July 27, 2016 ISSN 1559-0968

Asia Policy 22 includes roundtables on Sino-Indian competition in the Indian Ocean and regional perspectives on the value of the ADMM-Plus; articles examining the PLA’s development of expeditionary capabilities, China’s approach to economic diplomacy since the global financial crisis, and the securitization of Japan’s Trans-Pacific Partnership policy; and a book review roundtable discussing Bobo Lo’s Russia and the New World Disorder.


India and China at Sea: A Contest of Status and Legitimacy in the Indian Ocean

David Brewster, You Ji, Zhu Li, Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Abhijit Singh, Rajan Menon, Darshana M. Baruah, John W. Garver, and Rory Medcalf


The ADMM-Plus and the Future of Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific

Kurt Leffler, Penghong Cai, Ken Jimbo, Udai Bhanu Singh, See Seng Tan, Siew-Mun Tang, Brendan Taylor, Victor Sumsky, and David Capie


A Global People’s Liberation Army: Possibilities, Challenges, and Opportunities

Kristen Gunness and Oriana Skylar Mastro


China’s Evolving Approach to Economic Diplomacy

Timothy R. Heath


Securitizing the TPP in Japan: Policymaking Structure and Discourse

Aurelia George Mulgan

Book Review Roundtable

Russia and the New World Disorder

Olga Oliker, Agnia Grigas, Kimberly Marten, Bobo Lo, Michael Kofman, and Charles E. Ziegler

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