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America's Asian Alliances (BCSIA Studies in International Security)

America's Asian Alliances (BCSIA Studies in International Security) by Robert D. Blackwill,Paul Dibb,Steven E. Miller,Sean M. Lynn-Jones

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Author: Robert D. Blackwill,Paul Dibb,Steven E. Miller,Sean M. Lynn-Jones
Book title: America's Asian Alliances (BCSIA Studies in International Security)
Category: Other
Rating: 4.9 / 5
ISBN: 0262522853
ISBN13: 978-0262522854
Pages: 160
Publisher: The MIT Press; 1st edition (July 7, 2000)
Language: English
Subcategory: Humanities
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Systematic and concrete prescriptions for strengthening America's alliances in the Asia-Pacific region.

Unlike the new and largely peaceful Europe, the Asia-Pacific region is fraught with old instabilities and new risks, as well as opportunities. America's Asian alliances face an arc of potential instability, from the divided Korean peninsula in Northeast Asia, to the nuclear confrontation between India and Pakistan on the South Asian subcontinent, to an unstable Indonesia in Southeast Asia. The United States and its allies must also address the rise of Chinese power, slow the spread of nuclear and high-tech conventional weapons, maintain access to energy resources, and expand the world free-trade system. In this book, nine distinguished US and Australian strategists present systematic and concrete prescriptions for strengthening America's Asian alliances. These policy-driven chapters address the roles that the US-Japan, US-South Korea, and US-Australia alliances can play in ensuring long-term stability and prosperity in the region.

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