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A. Key security challenges in the two regions

B. The nature of military balances

C. The place of arms control

D. Dealing with violent extremism in the two regions


Richard Betts, “The Lost Logic of Deterrence” Foreign Affairs, Vol. 92, No. 2 (March/April 2013), pp. 87-99.

Brahma Chellaney, Water: Asia’s New Battleground (Georgetown University Press, 2011), pp. 8-46, at: http://books.google.com/books?id=VScfAQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Brahma+Chellaney,+Water:+Asia%E2%80%99s+New+Battleground+(Georgetown+University+Press,&hl=en&sa=X&ei=eUnxU4HJIIWgyATI4YKgAg&ved=0CCcQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Brahma%20Chellaney%2C%20Water%3A%20Asia%E2%80%99s%20New%20Battleground%20(Georgetown%20University%20Press%2C&f=false

Steven Pifer and Michael E. O’Hanlon, The Opportunity: Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Arms (Brookings Institution, 2012), 160 pp.

Alexei Arbatov and Vladimir Dvorkin, “The Great Strategic Triangle,” Carnegie Papers (April 2013).

Sergei Rogov, “European Security and Arms Control,” in Stephen J. Blank and Loren H. Jordan, eds., Arms Control and European Security, Strategic Studies Institute Monograph, August 2012.

Sergei Uyanaev, “The Nuclear Agenda and BRICS,” International Security // Analysis, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), November 14, 2012, available at:http://russiancouncil.ru/en/inner/?id_4=1045#top

VI. Week 6 (October 6): Dealing with regional conflicts and crises in the two regions

A. The protracted conflicts in the Euro-Atlantic region

B. Korea

C. South China Seas


Shepard Iverson, “The Moscow Model for Korean Unification,” Russia in Global Affairs, No. 4 (October/December 2013).

Dmitry Mosiakov, “New Dilemmas in the South China Sea,” Asia Pacific // Analysis, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), June 28, 2013, available at: http://russiancouncil.ru/en/inner/?id_4=2034#top

Andrey Gubin and Artyom Lukin, “Warring in North East Asia: Possible Scenarios,” Asia Pacific // Analysis, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), May 28, 2013, available at: http://russiancouncil.ru/en/inner/?id_4=1876#top

Sheldon W. Simon, “Conflict and Diplomacy in the South China Sea, “Asian Survey, Vol. 52, No. 6 (November/December 2012), pp. 995-1018.

David Scott, “Conflict Irresolution in the South China Sea,” Asian Survey, Vol. 52, No. 5 (November/December 2012), pp. 1019-42.

Sarah Raine and Christian Le Mière, “Southeast Asia – Between Emerging Great-Power Rivalry, Adelphi Series, Vol. 53, Nos. 436-437 (April 2013), pp. 105-150,

VII. Week 7 (October 16): Central Asia

A. Between the two axes

B. The Islamic south



Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse, Globalizing Central Asia: Geopolitics and the Challenge of Economic Development (M.E. Sharpe, 2013), 376 pp.

Vitaly Vorobyov, “An Aggregate of Converging Interests: Should Russia Fear China’s Growing Influence in Central Asia?” Russia in Global Affairs, No. 4 (October/December 2012).

Vitaly Naumkin, et. al., Russia’s Interests in Central Asia: Contents, Perspectives, Limitations, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), No. 10 (2013), available at: http://russiancouncil.ru/common/upload/RIAC_Central_Asia_En.pdf

Michael Clarke, “China’s Strategy in ‘Greater Central Asia’: Is Afghanistan the Missing Link?” Asian Affairs: An American Review, Vol. 40, No. 1 (2013), pp. 1-19.

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