restricted access   Number 19, January 2015

Table of Contents


Approaching Critical Mass: Asia's Multipolar Nuclear Future

Introduction: Dangerous Dynamism in Asia’s Nuclear Future

pp. 2-4

Nuclear Stability and Polarity in Post–Cold War Asia

pp. 5-13

China’s Development of a More Secure Nuclear Second-Strike Capability: Implications for Chinese Behavior and U.S. Extended Deterrence

pp. 14-20

The Utility of Nuclear and Conventional Forces in the Second Nuclear Age: A Japanese Military Perspective

pp. 21-27

The North Korean Nuclear Problem: Twenty Years of Crisis

pp. 28-36

The India-Pakistan Nuclear Dyad and Regional Nuclear Dynamics

pp. 37-44

The Evolving Nuclear Order: Implications for Proliferation, Arms Racing, and Stability

pp. 45-48

Special Essay

The Development of Japanese Security Policy: A Long-Term Defensive Strategy

pp. 49-64


Russia’s Asia Pivot: Confrontation or Cooperation?

pp. 65-87

Indian Foreign Policy Responds to the U.S. Pivot

pp. 89-114

South Korea’s Search for Nuclear Sovereignty

pp. 115-136

Book Review Roundtable

Recent Books on Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan

Getting beyond Opacity: New Light on Pakistan’s Enigmatic Army

pp. 137-142

The Normative Underpinnings of Pakistan’s Military

pp. 143-146

The Military and Pakistan’s Political and Security Disposition

pp. 147-151

The Greedy Warrior State

pp. 152-157

Culture or Structure?: Understanding the Complexities of Pakistan

pp. 158-162

Pakistan’s Army: Running and Ruining a Country

pp. 163-167

Author’s Response: Military Influence and the Reality of Politics in Pakistan

pp. 168-172

Author’s Response: The Paradoxes of Pakistan

pp. 173-177

Author’s Response: The United States Needs a New Policy toward Pakistan

pp. 178-182