When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton published "America’s Pacific Century" in Foreign Policy magazine in November 2011, the administration was clearly indicating to domestic and international audiences that the United States is beginning a pivot toward the Asia-Pacific. Clinton’s article served as a spark for renewed interest in the nation’s Asia-Pacific strategy and American interests in the region.
The Asia-Pacific Century: Challenges and Opportunitieslooks to the future of the Asia-Pacific and examines a broad range of questions that focus on diplomatic, economic, and military challenges facing the region’s key players, with a particular focus on their relevance to the US military.
Why Asia Matters. Top Five Asia-Pacific Economies: Integration, Conflict, Vulnerability, and Crisis, 2010–2020. Chinese Soft Economic Warfare. Steaming up the Hudson: China, the United States, and the Problem of Misperception. The Contradictions of US China Policy: Implications for the US Air Force. Shadow Dancing in the Indian and Pacific Oceans: China, India, and America. US Role in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Regional View. The Security Environment in the Asia-Pacific: An Australian Viewpoint. Conflict and Diplomacy in the South China Sea. Nuclear-Strategic Asia. Aspects of Korean Unification: Planning for US Involvement on the Korean Peninsula. Building Positive Relationships in the Asia-Pacific. Abbreviations.