Changing Security Dynamics in East Asia

A Post-US Regional Order in the Making?

  • Elena Atanassova-Cornelis
  • Frans-Paul van der Putten

Part of the Critical Studies of the Asia Pacific Series book series (CSAP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: Why Strategic Uncertainty?

    1. Elena Atanassova-Cornelis, Frans-Paul van der Putten
      Pages 1-5
  3. Evolving Regional Security Order in East Asia: Key Perspectives

  4. East Asian Responses to Strategic Uncertainty

  5. Alternative Models of Regional Security Order

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 217-228

About this book


This original and detailed collection explores how regional actors deal with uncertainties that are inherent to the current geopolitical situation in East Asia. The contributors collectively demonstrate that strategic uncertainty has become a major factor in the shaping of the security order in East Asia.


Regional security USA East Asia strategic uncertainty leadership cooperation Policy Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Elena Atanassova-Cornelis
    • 1
  • Frans-Paul van der Putten
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Antwerp & Université Catholique de LouvainBelgium
  2. 2.Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’The Netherlands

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