America's Asian Alliances

America s Asian Alliances 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 instabili

  • Title: America's Asian Alliances
  • Author: Robert D. Blackwill
  • ISBN: 9780262522854
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 nucleSystematic 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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    1. This book, while it summarized the relationships between the United States and the Asian nations in a succinct way, was more analytical and opinionated than a focus on history. It was also outdated (as it was written over a decade ago). I skimmed through most of it but I believe I got the main gist of it.It emphasized how important it is for the United States to get involved in all these nations' political endeavors to keep peace but it seems like the US is being pulled in too many ways and can' [...]

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