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Gilbert Rozman

A Regional Approach to Northeast Asia

January 1, 1995

The 1990s pose a test for the world system unlike any before. For the first time in modern history, as many non-Western countries as Western ones occupy the ranks of great powers. Following half a millennium of Western ascendancy,...

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Paul Bracken

Risks and Promises in the Two Koreas

January 1, 1995

North Korea in recent years has linked its survival to that of its neighbors through a dangerous but nonetheless carefully designed military structure that makes its survival press sharply on that of its neighbors. The fragility of its internal...

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James E. Auer

The Imperative U.S.-Japanese Bond

January 1, 1995

The most important bilateral relationship in the world “bar none” is how Ambassador Mike Mansfield frequently referred to U.S.-Japan ties during his tenure as U.S. ambassador in Tokyo. Although some of my former Pentagon colleagues demurred that during the...

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Arthur Waldron

China’s Coming Constitutional Challenges

January 1, 1995

As the years of Deng Xiaoping’s paramountcy draw to a close, the most fundamental issues facing the People’s Republic of China today-official pronouncements notwithstanding-are in essence the same that confronted the USSR a decade ago when Konstantin Chemenko died:...

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Karl D. Jackson

How to Rebuild America’s Stature in Asia

January 1, 1995

With the implosion of the Soviet Union, a second Pax Americana should have dawned across the Pacific with a brilliance unrivaled since the closing days of World War II. America’s economic, military, and ideological rival for the hearts and...

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Editor’s Column Winter 1995

January 1, 1995

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L.H. Gann

Beyond Apartheid: South Africa’s Hazy Future

October 1, 1994

Apartheid’s Genesis 1935-1962. Edited by Philip Bonner, Peter Delius, Deborah Posel. (Braamfontein: Ravan Press, and Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1993). Policing South Africa: The South African Police and the Transition from Apartheid. By Gavin Cawthra. (Atlantic Highways, New Jersey:...

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Paul Hollander

The Attack on Science and Reason

October 1, 1994

On Looking into the abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society. By Gertrude Himmelfarb. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994). Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science. By Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt. (Baltimore, Md.:...

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Walter A. McDougall

Oh Henry! Kissinger and His Critics

October 1, 1994

Diplomacy. By Henry Kissinger. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994). Read the full article here....

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Bruce Berkowitz

Rules of Engagement for U.N. Peacekeeping Forces in Bosnia

October 1, 1994

Like most military units, the U.N. Protection Forces (UNPROFOR) in Bosnia operate under explicit Rules of Engagement (ROE), or written orders defining when the troops can use force. The ROE printed here were issued by General Jean Cot, then...

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