Includes bibliographical references (pages 623-648) and index.
01 Interests, Strategies, and Policy Objectives 21 -- 02 Political and Security Relations with Key Asian Powers 53 -- 03 Multilateral Interactions, Bilateral Dialogues, and Asian Perceptions 115 -- 04 Military Deployments and Relations 147 -- 05 Economic Relations and Development Assistance 183 -- 06 Global Terrorism and WMD Proliferation 223 -- 07 Nontraditional Security Threats: Climate Change and Pandemics 255 -- 08 Human Rights and Democracy Promotion 279 -- 09 Influence of Structure, Strategy, and Tactics 307 -- 10 Concluding Observations and Recommendations 337.
The emergence of the People's Republic of China on the world scene constitutes the most significant event in world politics since the end of World War II. As the world's predominant political, economic, and military power, the United States faces a particularly significant challenge in responding to China's rising power and influence, especially in Asia. Offering a fresh perspective on (read more)
About The Author
Michael D. Swaine
Michael D. Swaine is a senior associate in the Carnegie Endowment's Asia Program. The author of more than ten monographs on security policy in the region, Swaine is one of the most prominent U.S. analysts in Chinese security studies and U.S.-China relations.