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Dear Reader,

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Fortunately, in several cases it is possible to access many of the older versions of the resources listed in the MONITOR. This can be easily done via the free services of the "The Internet Archive" http://web.archive.org/, a remarkable brainchild of Brewster Kahle, San Francisco, CA.

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Editor, Dr T. Matthew Ciolek.

Canberra, 21 January 2011.

14 May 2008

Asia Policy No. 5 (Jan 2008) - National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)


14 May 2008

The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Seattle, WA, US

"Asia Policy [est. Jan 2006 - ed.] is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to bridging the gap between academic research and policymaking on issues related to the Asia-Pacific. Asia Policy publishes, in descending order of emphasis, three types of peer-reviewed essays: (1) social scientific research articles that both use social science theories, concepts, and approaches and draw clear and concise policy implications on issues of import to the region (2) research notes [...] (3) policy analyses [...]."

Site contents:
NUMBER 5 (January 2008)
* What If? A World without the U.S.-ROK Alliance - Nicholas Eberstadt, Aaron L. Friedberg, Geun Lee, S. Enders Wimbush, David C. Kang, Scott Snyder
* Islam in Japan: A Cause for Concern? - Emile A. Nakhleh, Keiko Sakurai, Michael Penn
Research Notes
* Northeast Asia's Kovykta Conundrum: A Decade of Promise and Peril - Se Hyun Ahn & Michael T. Jones
* The Roots of Chinese Oil Investment Abroad - Trevor Houser
* International Submarine Rescue: A Constructive Role for China? - Lyle Goldstein & William Murray
Book Review Roundtable
* Stephan Haggard & Marcus Noland's Famine in North Korea: Markets, Aid, and Reform - Edward P. Reed, Chung Min Lee, Andrei Lankov, Hazel Smith, Stephan Haggard, Marcus Noland
* Archives [past issues in PDF format - ed.]: Number 4 (July 2007), Number 3 (January 2007), Number 2 (July 2006), Number 1 (January 2006).

[The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution dedicated to informing and strengthening US policy in the Asia-Pacific. - ed.]

URL http://asiapolicy.nbr.org/current.html

Internet Archive http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://asiapolicy.nbr.org/current.html

Link reported by: T. Matthew Ciolek (tmciolek--at-coombs.anu.edu.au)

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