Asia Policy 3 (January 2007)

Asia Policy 3
January 2007

January 1, 2007 ISSN 1559-0968

This issue of Asia Policy includes reflections by Kenneth B. Pyle on the use of history and culture in the making of foreign policy, contributions by Aaron L. Friedberg and others to a special roundtable on the pursuit of security in Northeast Asia, and an essay by Robert Sutter that assesses why and how the 110th Congress is likely to change U.S. policy toward Asia. Asia Policy is NBR’s peer-reviewed journal devoted to bridging the gap between academic research and policymaking on issues related to the Asia-Pacific.


Reading the New Era in Asia: The Use of History and Culture in the Making of Foreign Policy

Kenneth B. Pyle


Pursuing Security in a Dynamic Northeast Asia

Michael J. Green, Kenneth B. Pyle, Richard J. Samuels, Aaron L. Friedberg, Francis Fukuyama, Kenneth Lieberthal, Chae-Jin Lee, Robert A. Scalapino, Dwight H. Perkins, and Nicholas Eberstadt


North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: Implications for the Nuclear Ambitions of Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan

Christopher W. Hughes


North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program to 2015

Jonathan D. Pollack


The Democratic-Led 110th Congress: Implications for Asia

Robert Sutter


China and WTO Liberalization of the Securities Industry: Le Choc Des Mondes or L’Empire Immobille?

Nicholas Calcina Howson

Book Review Roundtable

Navnita Chadha Behera’s Demystifying Kashmir

Teresita C. Schaffer, Navnita Chadha Behera, Shalendra Sharma, Sumit Ganguly, and Robert G. Wirsing

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