Asia Policy

Volume
13
Issue
1

This issue of Asia Policy includes a roundtable on the strategic implications of China and Russia's growing partnership; a special essay that calls on the United States to resume its leadership role in Asia in response to China's rise; an article on the Chinese Communist Party's use of pen names in the media to convey official views; an article on Vietnam's warfighting capabilities for defending its disputed claims with China in the South China Sea; and a book review roundtable discussing Terence Roehrig's new book Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella: Deterrence After the Cold War.

Table of Contents
Publisher's Note

Publisher’s Note (January 2018)
Roundtables

The Strategic Implications of Russia-China Relations: Regional Perspectives
Brian Franchell, Angela Stent, Yu Bin, Alexander Lukin, Tomohiko Uyama, Hiroshi Yamazoe and Robert Sutter

Special Essay

China and the Strategic Imperative for the United States
Charles W. Boustany Jr. and Richard J. Ellings

Articles

The Chinese Communist Party’s Use of Homophonous Pen Names: An Open-Source Open Secret
David Gitter and Leah Fang

Can Vietnam's Military Stand Up to China in the South China Sea?
Derek Grossman

Book Review Roundtable

Terence Roehrig’s Japan, South Korea, and the United States Nuclear Umbrella: Deterrence After the Cold War
Daniel Sneider, Zack Cooper, Se Young Jang and Terence Roehrig