International Relations Theory

Guest Post: Dave Kang: “Is America Listening to its East Asian Allies?”


Going to IQMR – Some Summer Asian Security Reading – Back in August


Ranking US Allies: A Response to Stephen Walt, Andrew Sullivan & all those Canadians…

Who knew Canada could be so controversial…

Ok, this has gotta be my last response to the many comments from this sprawling series  (one, two, three, four, five) of posts on ranking US allies. Thanks for all the interest. Who knew Canada was so interesting or Canadians so passionate?


More on US Allies (2): A Response to My Critics

The_world_seen_from800

I found the above image here.


Say Ron Paul Won…Which US Allies would get Retrenched? (2) Japan?

retrenchment graph

Here is part one where argued that America’s 8 most important allies are, in order: Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Israel, and South Korea.

I argued for 3 quick-and-dirty reasons for that ranking, but I got some criticism on these in the first post, so here is some elaboration :


Would Ron Paul Retrench the US from Korea?


The World Does its Duty & Conforms to Social Science: More on Korea & Japan

 


Why don’t Korean and Japan Align, even though IR says they should?


What’s So Institutional @ Historical Institutionalism?

brrokings

NOTE: The following was actually written before Dan Nexon posted a good piece on exactly the same essay. I’m not sure if that coincidence means anything, but here’s my take:

—————————————–


‘Bleg’: How Long are your ‘Revise & Resubmit’ Letters to the Editor?


Syndicate content
 

Koreabridge - RSS Feeds 
Features @koreabridge     Blogs  @koreablogs
Jobs @koreabridgejobs  Classifieds @kb_classifieds

Koreabridge - Facebook Group