Asia Policy 4 (July 2007)

Asia Policy 4
July 2007

July 1, 2007 ISSN 1559-0968

This issue of Asia Policy includes contributions by David M. Lampton, Cheng Li, Pieter Bottelier, and Fenggang Yang to a roundtable exploring possible futures for China in the year 2020; a roundtable of scholars and policy analysts responding to the question of sizing the PLA; and a book review roundtable on Kenneth B. Pyle’s Japan Rising and Richard J. Samuels’ Securing Japan.


China in the Year 2020

Mercy Kuo, Andrew Marble, Cheng Li, Pieter Bottelier, Fenggang Yang, and David M. Lampton


Sizing the Chinese Military

Dennis J. Blasko, Roy D. Kamphausen, Ellis Joffe, Phillip C. Saunders, Bernard D. Cole, Erik Quam, Cortez A. Cooper III, Andrew Scobell, Michael McDevitt, Larry Wortzel, Michael R. Chambers, and David M. Finkelstein


Militant Recruitment in Pakistan: A New Look at the Militancy-Madrasah Connection

C. Christine Fair


China’s Fifteen-Year Plan for Science and Technology: An Assessment

Sylvia Schwaag Serger and Magnus Breidne


Managing the U.S.-China Foreign Economic Dialogue: Building Greater Coordination and New Habits of Consultation

Jean A. Garrison

Book Review Roundtable

Kenneth B. Pyle’s Japan Rising and Richard J. Samuels’ Securing Japan

Kenneth B. Pyle, Mike M. Mochizuki, Ming Wan, T. J. Pempel, Richard J. Samuels, and Christopher W. Hughes

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