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Against Us or with Us? The Chinese Perspective of America's Alliances with Japan and Korea

May 1998

China’s attitude toward the U.S.-Japan and U.S.-Korea alliances, particularly the former, has drawn a lot of attention in the post–Cold War era.

Benefits and Burdens: The Politically Dominated Economics of U.S. Alliances with Japan and Korea

April 1998

Alliances are organizations between or among independent entities that concert to produce “collective goods” for the mutual benefit of alliance members.

Changing Relations between Party, Military, and Government in North Korea and Their Impact on Policy Direction

July 1999

North Korea has recently exhibited some noteworthy changes. In September 1998 it amended its constitution to change the power structure and introduced a number of progressive clauses.

China's Post-Deng Military Leadership: New Faces, New Trends

June 1998

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

Chinese Military Modernization and Asian Security

August 1998

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

Containment by Stealth: Chinese Views of and Policies toward America's Alliances with Japan and Korea after the Cold War

September 1999

At the height of the Cold War, the dominant Western theories of alliance building in interstate relations argued that alliances tend to be motivated more by an external need to confront a clearly...

East Asian Military Security Dynamics

February 1995

In comparison with the postwar decades from 1945 to 1990, East Asian prospects for peaceful stability and economic growth have never been better.

Japanese Entrepreneurship: Can the Silicon Valley Model Be Applied to Japan?

December 1999

Since 1992, the Japanese economy has been utterly stagnant, with signs of weak performance at every turn.

Sankin Kotai: Institutionalized Trust as the Foundation for Economic Development in the Tokugawa Era

June 1997

Just as numerous scholars have delved into the interplay between markets and institutions in an attempt to explain the postwar economic miracle, this paper examines the relationship between markets...

Japan-America Security Alliance: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century, The

January 1998

By almost any criterion of success—be it cost-effectiveness, risk-reward ratio, multipliereffects, or sheer longevity, the Japan America Security Alliance (JASA) stands out as one ofthe most...

Korean Economic Crisis: What Can We Learn From It?, The

May 1998

Just like many other crises, the Korean currency crisis came suddenly. In mid-November 1997, headlines in the Korean press consisted mostly of presidential election stories.

Relating the U.S.-Korea and U.S.-Japan Alliances to Emerging Asia Pacific Multilateral Processes: An ASEAN Perspective

March 2000

American military power underpinned the security structure of the Asia Pacific region during the Cold War. Post-Cold War, its role is still vital to peace and stability in the region.

Creating an Environment: Developing Venture Capital in India

May 2001

In the last decade, one of the most admired institutions among industrialists and economic policymakers around the world has been the U.S. venture capital industry.

Health Care 2000: Do Health Care Markets Require a New Model? Proceedings of a Conference Held May 4-5, 2000 at Stanford University

May 2001

On May 4 and 5, 2000, health care leaders, professionals, and academics convened at the Bechtel Conference Center at Stanford University for the Health Care Conference 2000.

Foreign Penetration of Japan's Investment-Banking Market: Will Japan Experience the "Wimbledon Effect"?

July 2002

Foreign banks have long faced difficulties in attempting to enter certain Japanese financial markets.

Silicon Valley Edge, The: A Habitat for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

November 2000

The enormous and sustained success of Silicon Valley has excited interest around the globe.

South Asia in 2020: Future Strategic Balances and Alliances

November 2002

This volume contains papers presented at the conference of the same name, held in January 2002 at Shorenstein APARC, and co-sponsored by CISAC and the U.S. Army War College.

Elite Opportunity in Transitional Economies

April 2003

Command economies gave Communist-era elites administrative control and material privilege but severely restricted money income and private wealth.

International Organizations and Democratization: Testing the Effect of GATT/WTO Membership

April 2003

Does the World Trade Organization promote democracy? A large part of the heated and pro-tracted debate over China's application for WTO membership revolved around this question.

Politics of China's Shareholding System, The

June 2003

This paper considers two questions. First, why did the Chinese government establish stock markets? Second, how have political interests shaped the key features of these markets?

Internal Organizations and Democratization: Testing the Effect of GATT/WTO Membership

April 2003

Does the World Trade Organization promote democracy? A large part of the heated and pro-tracted debate over China?s application for WTO membership revolved around this question.

What Do the Blind-sided See? Reapproaching Regionalism in Southeast Asia

March 2005

The late Michael Leifer's association with an insecurity-focused realist approach to international affairs and his work on Southeast Asian regionalism inspire this question: How have the Asian...

Prospects Brighten for Long-term Peace in South Asia

April 2004

Ever since 1998, the year of India and Pakistan's nuclear tests, many commentators have argued that, in the absence of U.S.

Future of America's Alliances in Northeast Asia, The

July 2004

Many similarities exist between America's alliances with Japan and South Korea. The United States provides a security guarantee to both countries, and maintains a military presence in each.


Dr. Xueguang Zhou Xueguang Zhou Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
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Portrait of Jennifer Choo Jennifer Choo Associate Director, China Program