Number 24, July 2017

Table of Contents

Roundtable

Regional Perspectives on America’s Evolving Asia Policy

Introduction

pp. 2-4
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China-U.S. Relations during the Trump Administration: Mixed Signals, Increased Risks

pp. 5-12
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Reaffirming U.S. Alliances in the Asia-Pacific: A Japanese Perspective

pp. 13-18
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Prospects for the U.S.-ROK Alliance: Returning to the Old Days or Marching to the Future?

pp. 19-25
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Taiwan in Trump's Perspective: A Bargaining Chip?

pp. 26-32
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Collision Rather Than Collusion: Issues in Russian-U.S. Relations

pp. 33-38
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U.S.-India Relations under President Trump: Promise and Peril

pp. 39-45
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A Marriage Estranged: The Strategic Disconnect between Pakistan and the United States

pp. 46-52
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U.S.–Southeast Asia Relations under the Trump Administration

pp. 53-58
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Steering between Primacies: Challenges to the Australia-U.S. Alliance

pp. 59-63
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Roundtable

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Views from along the Silk Road

Introduction

pp. 66-70
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The Belt and Road Initiative: China's New Grand Strategy?

pp. 71-79
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First Movement: Pakistan and the Belt and Road Initiative

pp. 80-87
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India's Response to China's Belt and Road Initiative: A Policy in Motion

pp. 88-95
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The Evolution of Russia's Views on the Belt and Road Initiative

pp. 96-102
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Afghanistan and the Belt and Road Initiative: Hope, Scope, and Challenges

pp. 103-109
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China's Silk Road and Kazakhstan's Bright Path: Linking Dreams of Prosperity

pp. 110-116
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China's Belt and Road Initiative and Its Implications for Southeast Asia

pp. 117-122
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Articles and Essays

Beyond Imposing Costs: Recalibrating U.S. Strategy in the South China Sea

pp. 123-138
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Policy by Other Means: Collective Self-Defense and the Politics of Japan's Postwar Constitutional Reinterpretations

pp. 139-172
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Book Review Roundtable

Andrew L. Oros’s Japan’s Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century

A Renaissance or a Revolution?

pp. 174-177
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Japanese Security Policy—An Uncertain Future after Abe

pp. 178-181
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Japan's Security Renaissance: To Be Continued

pp. 182-184
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Renaissance?

pp. 185-188
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Author's Response: Next Steps in Japan's "Security Renaissance"?

pp. 189-194
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