Strategic Asia 2004–05
Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power
The fourth volume in the Strategic Asia series, Strategic Asia 2004: Confronting Terrorism in the Pursuit of Power, examines the successes and setbacks in the war on terrorism and assesses its impact on the grand strategies of major Asian powers. A chapter on the war on terrorism in the Middle East is also included.
Introduction: Confronting Terrorism, Consolidating Primacy
United States: Leadership Maintained Amid Continuing Challenges
China: Exploiting a Strategic Opening
Japan: Between Alliance and Autonomy
Korean Scenarios: Alternative Futures for the Korean Peninsula
Russia: Strategic Partner or Evil Empire
Central Asia: State Building in the Face of Insurgent Islam
South Asia: A Selective War on Terrorism
Southeast Asia: Back to the Future
Middle East: Confronting Resentment in the Arc of Crisis
Energy: Asia’s Energy Insecurity–Cooperation or Conflict
Proliferation: WMD Diffusion in Asia–Heading Toward Disaster
Korea: A Peninsula in Crisis and Flux
Science and Technology: A New World in the Making?
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