25 November 2015

Correspondence in International Security: “Looking for Asia’s Security Dilemma”

Correspondence: Looking for Asia’s Security Dilemma,” International Security 40.2 (2015), 181-204; Ronan Tse-min Fu, David James Gill, and Eric Hundman respond to Adam P. Liff and G. John Ikenberry’s fall 2014 article, “Racing toward Tragedy? China’s Rise, Military Competition in the Asia Pacific, and the Security Dilemma.”

Ronan Tse-min Fu

Ronan Tse-min Fu is a doctoral candidate in the Political Science and International Relations program at the University of Southern California. He thanks Chin-Hao Huang, Jacques Hymans, Patrick James, David Kang, and In Young Min for suggestions on earlier drafts.

David James Gill

David James Gill is an assistant professor in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham.

Eric Hundman

Eric Hundman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago. He thanks Charles Glaser, Chad Levinson, and Graham Webster for thoughtful comments on earlier drafts.

Adam P. Liff

Adam P. Liff is an assistant professor at the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University and Associate-in-Research at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, both at Harvard University.

G. John Ikenberry

John Ikenberry is Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His most recent book is Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis, and Transformation of the American World Order(Princeton University Press, 2011).

Selected Articles Cited:

Adam P. Liff and Andrew S. Erickson, “Demystifying China’s Defence Spending: Less Mysterious in the Aggregate,” The China Quarterly 216 (December 2013): 805-30.

Andrew S. Erickson and Adam P. Liff, “Not-So-Empty Talk: The Danger of China’s ‘New Type of Great-Power Relations’ Slogan,” Foreign Affairs, 9 October 2014.