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  1. Strategy in Asia: The Past, Present, and Future of Regional Security
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  2. Strategy in Asia: The Past, Present, and Future of Regional Security

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Some of the United States' greatest challenges over the coming decades are likely to emanate from the Asia-Pacific region. China and India are rising and Militant Islam continues to take root in Pakistan, while nuclear proliferation threatens to continue in fits and starts. If America is to meet these challenges comprehensively, strategists will have to learn more about Asia, and Asian scholars, policymakers, and analysts will need to understand better the enduring and timeless principles of strategy. Based on the premise therefore that the increasing strategic weight of the Asia-Pacific region warrants greater attention from both scholars and practitioners alike, Strategy in Asia: The Past, Present, and Future of Regional Security aims to marry the fields of strategic studies and Asian studies in order to help academics and practitioners to begin addressing these challenges. The book uses the lenses of geography, culture, and economics to examine in depth the strategic context that Asia presents to the major nations of the region―including the U.S. as a Pacific nation―and the strategic scenarios that may well play out in the region in the near future. Specific attention is paid to Asia as a warfighting environment, and to the warfighting traditions and current postures of the major nations.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This is a good book
"Strategy in Asia" offers the reader an overview of the historical context which is helping to shape modern day Asia. Through the different articles that were written for this book, it addresses the key issues that modern Asia is facing today and will face tomorrow.

I highly suggest this book if you need a quick overview of the region.
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