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The US Strategic Pivot to Asia and Cross-Strait Relations: Economic and Security Dynamics

edited by Peter C.Y. Chow
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Variant Title
U.S. strategic pivot to Asia and cross-strait relations
United States strategic pivot to Asia and cross-strait relations
ISBN
9781137364623 (hardback), 1137364629 (hardback)
Summary
"The rise of China as a powerhouse of the world economy not only caused many countries to deepen their economic integration with, but also face the challenge of, increasing assertiveness from China. While most Asian countries want good relations with both the U.S. and China, they need the U.S. to pledge security commitments to check China's hegemonic expansion. Under such circumstances, the American 'Pivot to Asia, ' has become an important foreign policy measure to reassure its allies that it will strive to keep peace and stability in the region, crucial elements to economic dynamism"--
Contents
  • Section I. The Role of Taiwan Strait in the US Strategic Pivot to Asia: 1. Introduction / Peter C.Y. Chow; 2. Taiwan's Narrowing Strait: A Triangular Analysis of the Taiwan's Security Since 2008 / Lowell Dittmer; 3. An Indispensable Pillar of Obama's 'Pivot' to Asia: Continuing Strategic Ambiguity across the Taiwan Strait / Dean Chen; 4. America's Pivots to Asia and Taiwan Strait Crises / Edward Friedman
  • Section II. Economic-Security Nexus and China's Responses: 5. The Unwelcome Return: China Reacts to the U.S. Strategic Pivot to Asia / Yong Deng; 6. US Rebalancing: Implications for Taiwan's Security and Stability across the Taiwan Strait / Scott L. Kastner; 7. The TPP and the Pivot: Economic and Security Nexus / Tun-jen Cheng, Peter C.Y. Chow; 8. US-China Economic Relations: Implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership / Chien-Pin Li
  • Section III. Retrospect and Prospect of Cross-Strait Relations amid US Pivot to Asia: 9. Why Taiwan? ROC Leaders Explain Taiwan's Strategic Value / Steven Phillips; 10. Taiwan's Geostrategic Significances: From the Past to U.S. Contemporary Pivot Strategy / York W. Chen; 11. Reflections on China's Military Trajectory and the US Pivot / Richard D. Fisher, Jr.; 12. Pacific Pivot, Taiwan Fulcrum : Maritime Taiwan and Power Transition in Asia / John J. Tkacik, Jr.
Description
xvi, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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