Asia Policy 9 (January 2010)

Asia Policy 9
January 2010

January 1, 2010 ISSN 1559-0968

The ninth issue of Asia Policy offers a roundtable on training the next generation of Asia experts, articles on the foreign policy of the Democratic Party of Japan and the potential role of U.S.-Japan-Korea trilateralism, a policy short on Islamic militant groups in India, a Q&A on China and the financial crisis, a book review roundtable on The Russia Balance Sheet, and reviews of recent books addressing Asian regionalism, China’s maritime strategies, and more.


Are We Adequately Training the Next Generation of Asia Experts?

Anand A. Yang, Richard J. Ellings, Robert M. Hathaway, Parag Khanna, Christopher M. Clarke, Amitav Acharya, and Davis B. Bobrow


Electing a New Japanese Security Policy? Examining Foreign Policy Visions within the Democratic Party of Japan

Tetsuo Kotani, Leif-Eric Easley, and Aki Mori


Does the United States Need a New East Asian Anchor? The Case for U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateralism

Hyeran Jo and Jongryn Mo


Students Islamic Movement of India and the Indian Mujahideen: An Assessment

C. Christine Fair

Policy Q&A

China, the Financial Crisis, and Sino-American Relations

Pieter Bottelier

Book Review Roundtable

Anders Åslund & Andrew Kuchins’ The Russia Balance Sheet

Steven E. Halliwell, Anders Åslund, Steven Rosefielde, Jeffrey Mankoff, Peter Rutland, Stephen J. Blank, Donald N. Jensen, and Andrew C. Kuchins

Review Essay

Asian Regionalism

Edward J. Lincoln

Review Essay

Turning to the Sea…This Time to Stay

Scott W. Bray

Book Review

Book Reviews – Asia Policy 9

Scott Kennedy, Edward Friedman, Michael Smitka, Tun-jen Cheng, Robert M. Hathaway, and David J. Karl

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Asia Policy is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal presenting policy-relevant academic research on the Asia-Pacific that draws clear and concise conclusions useful to today’s policymakers. Asia Policy is published quarterly in January, April, July, and October and accepts submissions on a rolling basis. Learn more