This book presents to the reader a comprehensive and integrated discussion of the Northeast Asian-Western Pacific region and its relationships to United States and world security concerns and international political stability.
Table of Contents
Preface -- The Northeast Asian Arena -- The Sino-Soviet-U.S. Triangle -- Japan and the Soviet Union -- The Politics of Japanese Defense -- Prospects for Korean Security -- The Philippines after Marcos -- The Isolation of Island China -- Military Balances in Northeast Asia -- Chinese Military Modernization -- Approaching the Pacific Century
Stephen P. Gibert is Professor of Government, Director of the National Security Studies Program, and a member of the International Research Council of the Coiter for Strategic and International Studies at Georgetown University. In 1980 he served on the Defense Advisory Group for President Reagan. He was Director of a Village Research Project in Thailand, Advisor to the Burmese Government in Rangoon, and Editor of <i>International Security Review</i>. He is the author of <i>Northeast Asia in U.S. Foreign Policy</i> as well as other works on international security affairs and American-Asian relations. His Ph.D. is from Johns Hopkins University.