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Asian security linkage


Raoul Heinrichs

25 January 2011 16:45

  • In the lead-up to President Hu Jintao's Washington visit, two American elder statesmen, Henry Kissinger and Zbignew Brzezinski, have influential op-eds on how to restore US-China relations to their stable pre-2010 footing.
  • And here's Mike Green, CSIS Japan Chair, on why Kissinger and Brzezinski might be wrong.
  • Still on Sino-US relations, in the wake of President Hu's visit, The American Enterprise Institute's Michael Auslin argues that the US needs to accept the fact that it's in a strategic competition with China and re-organise its strategic assets in Asia appropriately. Robert Samuelson, in the Washington Post, makes a similar point, while The NY Times' David Sanger has a somewhat more sanguine take on the implications of the visit.
  • Does China's new J-20 stealth fighter contain American technology gleaned from a USAF F-117 shot down over Serbia in 1999' Not according to this piece in China's Global Times. This analyst says the F-117 probably has few useful secrets anyway.
  • Is China's rise re-militarising Japan' RUSI Research Associate and fellow Pnyx blogger John Hemmings has a terrific piece in The Diplomat on the evolving arms race between the two east Asian giants.
  • East Asia Forum this week features three good analyses of strategic dynamics on the Korean Peninsula: the first by Leeds University's Aidan Foster-Carter, the second by ANU's Peter Drysdale, and the third by ANU's Andrei Lankov.
  • In the most recently archived edition of Security Challenges, SDSC Visiting Fellow David Brewster explores India's expanding maritime ambitions in the Indian Ocean.

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