Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 26 April 2013

522 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199978540

Bookseller Code (06)


The 2012 Shift in U.S. National Security Strategy: The Context

Douglas Lovelace, Jr. and Kristen Boon

Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents

  • Brings readers up to date on the current U.S. national security strategy, which has become increasingly oriented on China and East Asia.
  • Updates the reader on the nature of the North Korean threat, including the North Korean government's pursuit of nuclear weapons, and contemporary U.S. policy to contain the threat through diplomacy and regional partnership.
  • Presents an overview on the historical rise and current state of terrorism across Southeast Asia, which continues to threaten U.S. interests and concern U.S. allies across Asia and the Pacific Rim.
  • Lays out the issues and challenges faced by the U.S. in aiming to maintain a permanent force presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

Also of Interest