restricted access   Number 8, July 2009

Table of Contents

Roundtable: Defining a Healthy Balance Across the Taiwan Strait

Introduction

p. 2
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China's Power and the Fading U.S. Goal of "Balance" in the Taiwan Strait

pp. 3-9
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Seeking Something Bigger than Balance in Cross-Strait Relations

pp. 10-15
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A Longitudinal Examination toward Understanding What Constitutes a Healthy Approach to Balance in the Taiwan Strait

pp. 16-24
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Thinking About a Healthy Military Balance in the Taiwan Strait

pp. 25-32
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Politics as the Foundation of a Healthy Military Balance

pp. 33-39
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At the Core of U.S.-China Relations

pp. 40-46
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Articles

Pyongyang Strikes Back: North Korean Policies of 2002-08 and Attempts to Reverse "De-Stalinization from Below"

pp. 47-72
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Developing India's Foreign Policy "Software"

pp. 73-96
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Media Relations in China's Military: The Case of the Ministry of National Defense Information Office

pp. 97-120
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Book Review Roundtable

Andrew C. Mertha, China's Water Warriors: Citizen Action and Policy Change

Water Politics and Political Change in China

pp. 122-125
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Shifting Openings and Trap Doors in the Maze of China's Hydropower Policy Processes

pp. 126-133
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Anti-Dam Campaigns and Transforming State-Society Relations: Citizen Action and Policy Change in China's Hydraulic Society

pp. 133-137
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China's Warriors Are Handicapped

pp. 137-141
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Breaching the Dam

pp. 141-143
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Author's Response: China's Water Warriors—Returning to the Scene of Battle

pp. 143-150
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Review Essay

To Assess the Rise of China

pp. 151-160
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Book Reviews

The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East (review)

p. 162
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Old America, New Asia?

pp. 163-167
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The Separatist Conflict in Sri Lanka: Terrorism, Ethnicity, Political Economy (review)

p. 168
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The Separatist Conflict in Sri Lanka: Understanding the Conflict Beyond the Iron Law of Terrorism

pp. 169-173
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China's Struggle for Status: The Realignment of International Relations (review)

p. 174
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The End of Chinese Realpolitik?

pp. 175-178
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From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China (review)

p. 180
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Twisted Tale of Telecommunications Tells Much

pp. 181-183
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China's Expansion into the Western Hemisphere: Implications for Latin America and the United States (review)

p. 184
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China on a Roll in Latin America, so Who Cares?

pp. 185-189
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