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    DescriptionUnlike 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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    Title
    America's Asian Alliances
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Robert D. Blackwell, Edited by Paul Dibb
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 385 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780262024891
    ISBN 10: 0262024896
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1F, 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    DC22: 327
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    DC21: 327.7305
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    B&T Approval Code: A43420000, A15400300
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, 1F
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 327.7305
    LC classification: DS33.4.U6 A64 2000
    Thema V1.0: JPS
    Illustrations note
    Ill.
    Publisher
    MIT Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    MIT Press
    Publication date
    14 September 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Robert D. Blackwill is Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations.
    Review quote
    "America's alliances are the foundation for security and prosperity in Asia. In this book, a stellar group of authors analyzes the future of that foundation, and tells us what should be done." Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and US Assistant Secretary of Defense, 1994-1995