restricted access   Volume 13, Number 1, January 2018

Table of Contents

Publisher’s Note

pp. v-vi


The Strategic Implications of Russia-China Relations: Regional Perspectives


pp. 2-4

The Sino-Russian Partnership and Its Impact on U.S. Policy toward Russia

pp. 5-11

Between Past and Future: Implications of Sino-Russian Relations for the United States

pp. 12-18

A Russian Perspective on the Sino-Russian Rapprochement

pp. 19-25

Sino-Russian Coordination in Central Asia and Implications for U.S. and Japanese Policies

pp. 26-31

Sino-Russian Cooperation from the Perspective of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

pp. 32-38

America’s Bleak View of Russia-China Relations

pp. 39-45

Special Essay

China and the Strategic Imperative for the United States

pp. 47-67


The Chinese Communist Party’s Use of Homophonous Pen Names: An Open-Source Open Secret

pp. 69-112

Can Vietnam’s Military Stand Up to China in the South China Sea?

pp. 113-134

Book Review Roundtable

Terence Roehrig’s Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella: Deterrence After the Cold War

The Dangers of Decoupling in Northeast Asia

pp. 136-139

Are Current U.S. Extended Deterrence Approaches Sustainable?

pp. 140-142

The Limited Roles of U.S. Nuclear Deterrence in Northeast Asia

pp. 143-147

Author’s Response: The Paradox of the U.S. Nuclear Umbrella— Reassurance, Credibility, and an Unusable Military Option

pp. 148-151