New developments in the Asia Pacific are forcing regional officials to rethink the way they manage security issues. The contributors to this work explore why some forms of security cooperation and institutionalisation in the region have proven more feasible than others.

part I|50 pages

Part I

chapter 1|16 pages

Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

Evolution of Concepts and Practices
ByRalf Emmers

chapter 2|14 pages

Convergent Security Revisited

Reconciling Bilateral and Multilateral Security Approaches
ByWilliam T. Tow

chapter 3|18 pages

Accelerating the Evolutionary Process of Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

An Australian Perspective
ByRon Huisken

part II|170 pages

Part II

chapter 5|17 pages

Indonesia and Regional Security

The Quest for Cooperative Security
ByRizal Sukma

chapter 6|18 pages

Japan’s Compound Approach to Security Cooperation

ByYasuhiro Takeda

chapter 8|27 pages

Malaysian Defense and Security Cooperation

Coming Out of the Closet
ByJ.N. Mak

chapter 9|18 pages

The Revitalized Philippine-U.S. Security Relations

The Triumph of Bilateralism Over Multilateralism in Philippine Foreign Policy?
ByRenato Cruz De Castro

chapter 11|16 pages

Thailand’s Perspective on Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific

ByChulacheeb Chinwanno

chapter 12|15 pages

Recalibration Not Transformation

U.S. Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific
BySatu P. Limaye