15 September 2012

“Strategic Asia 2012-13: China’s Military Challenge” Available for Pre-Order: e-version out 25 Sept., paperback release 3 Oct.

Ashley J. Tellis and Travis Tanner, eds., Strategic Asia 2012-13: China’s Military Challenge (Seattle, WA: National Bureau of Asian Research, 2012).

Electronic version available on September 25, 2012

Paperback Release: October 3, 2012

Paperback edition now available for pre-order

ISBN: 978-0-9818904-3-2
Paperback: $34.95

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The Strategic Asia annual edited volume incorporates assessments of economic, political, and military trends and focuses on the strategies that drive policy in the region.

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In Strategic Asia 2012-13: China’s Military Challenge, leading experts assess and forecast the impact of China’s growing military capabilities. What are China’s strategic aims? What are the challenges and opportunities facing the United States? How is the region responding to China’s military power and to the U.S. policy of “strategic rebalancing”?

Table of Contents

Uphill Challenges: China’s Military Modernization and Asian Security
Ashley J. Tellis

China’s Land Forces: New Priorities and Capabilities
Roy D. Kamphausen

China’s Modernization of Its Naval and Air Power Capabilities
Andrew S. Erickson

The Second Artillery Force and the Future of Long-Range Precision Strike
Mark A. Stokes

Controlling the Information Domain: Space, Cyber, and Electronic Warfare
Kevin Pollpeter

China’s Military Modernization: U.S. Allies and Partners in Northeast Asia
Christopher W. Hughes

Southeast Asia and Australia: Case Studies in Responding to China’s Military Power
Andrew Shearer

China’s Military Modernization: Responses from India
Arun Sahgal

The U.S. Response to China’s Military Modernization
Dan Blumenthal

China’s Vision of World Order
Thomas Fingar

Strategic Asia by the Numbers 2012-13


Strategic Asia 2012-13 Book Launch Event

Oct. 3 – NBR will launch Strategic Asia 2012-13: China’s Military Challenge in Washington, D.C., at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The event will feature a keynote address by Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and presentations by Dan BlumenthalAndrew S. EricksonRoy KamphausenKevin Pollpeter,Mark A. Stokes, and Ashley J. TellisRead more

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