Number 23, January 2017

Table of Contents

Roundtable

Assessing U.S.-Asia Relations in a Time of Transition

Introduction

pp. 2-3
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Dealing with China: Tough Engagement and Managed Competition

pp. 4-12
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U.S.-Japan Relations in a Trump Administration

pp. 13-20
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Hazards on the Road Ahead: The United States and the Korean Peninsula

pp. 21-28
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U.S.-Taiwan Relations in the Trump Administration: No Big Fixes Needed

pp. 29-35
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Trump and Putin, Through a Glass Darkly

pp. 36-42
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Avoiding the Labors of Sisyphus: Strengthening U.S.-India Relations in a Trump Administration

pp. 43-48
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Pakistan and the United States: A More Turbulent Ride?

pp. 49-56
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U.S.–Southeast Asia Relations: Raised Stakes and Renewed Importance

pp. 57-62
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The U.S.-Australia Alliance in an Era of Change: Living Complacently?

pp. 63-69
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Roundtable

The North Korean Nuclear Threat: Regional Perspectives on a Nuclear-Free Peninsula

Introduction

pp. 72-73
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Managing North Korean Nuclear Threats: In Defense of Dialogue and Negotiations

pp. 74-82
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Old Wine in a New Bottle?: China’s Korea Problem

pp. 83-89
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Acting on the North Korea Playbook: Japan’s Responses to North Korea’s Provocations

pp. 90-96
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Deterring a Nuclear-Armed Adversary in a Contested Regional Order: The “Trilemma” of U.S.–North Korea Relations

pp. 97-103
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Why Nothing Can Really Be Done about North Korea’s Nuclear Program

pp. 104-110
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Articles and Essays

Japan’s Coast Guard and Maritime Self-Defense Force in the East China Sea: Can a Black-and-White System Adapt to a Gray-Zone Reality?

pp. 111-130
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The Failure of Maritime Sanctions Enforcement against North Korea

pp. 131-152
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Book Review Roundtable

Minxin Pei’s China’s Crony Capitalism: The Dynamics of Regime Decay

China’s Crony Capitalism: More Than Property Rights

pp. 154-158
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China Is Corrupt, but There Is More to the Story

pp. 158-162
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A Partial View of China’s Governance Trajectory

pp. 162-166
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Author’s Response: A Corruption Market More Sophisticated Than You Think

pp. 166-173
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