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The Balance of Power and Regional Order

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The Balance of Power in East Asia

Part of the book series: RUSI Defence Studies ((RUSIDS))

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East Asia has enjoyed a mixed place in the priorities of the major external powers. Yet as a region it is of abiding importance to their global considerations because its resident states, if one takes necessary account of America’s military presence, comprise virtually the hierarchy of the international political system.

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Michael Leifer

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© 1986 Royal United Services Institute

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Leifer, M. (1986). The Balance of Power and Regional Order. In: Leifer, M. (eds) The Balance of Power in East Asia. RUSI Defence Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-18261-9_12

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