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

Type
Book
Authors
Mahnken & Blumenthal ( Thomas G. Mahnken, Dan Blumenthal )
 
ISBN 10
0804792747 
ISBN 13
9780804792745 
Category
Strategic Science  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
2014 
Pages
320 
Abstract
 
Description
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. - from Amzon 
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