January 25, 2013

Asia Pivot: One Big Contradiction

Justin Logan, The Diplomat

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Particularly among Asia scholars, there is broad support in Washington for a pivot to Asia in general, and U.S. China policy in particular. Unfortunately, there are two central flaws in U.S. Asia policy that promise big problems for America down the road.

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