Suggested Background Readings for Simulex 2013

New York Times Magazine

     A Game of Shark and Minnow

Wall Street Journal

     Wall Street Journal - Japan China Relations

Congressional Research Service

Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia: Issues for Congress, CRS Report for Congress, January 30, 2013


International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

The Military Balance 2013 - Ch 6


International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

Strategic Survey 2013: The Annual Review of World Affairs, Routledge, 2013, pp.31-41, 282-309; 356-364

Strategic Survey 2013 - pp 31-41

Strategic Survey 2013 - pp 282-309

Strategic Survey 2013 - pp 356-364


Gelb, Leslie H. and Dimitri K. Simes

“Beware Collusion of China, Russia,” The National Interest, July/August 2013

Congressional Research Service

Senkaku (Diaoyu/Diaoyutai) Islands Dispute: U.S. Treaty Obligation,CRS Report for Congress, 2013


Pant, Harsh V.

“The Pakistan Thorn in China-India-US Relations,” The Washington Quarterly, Winter 2012


Valencia, Mark J.

Foreign Military Activities in Asian EEZS: Conflict Ahead? National Bureau of Asian Research NBR Special Report #27, May 2011


Sharifi, Arian

Security in Afghanistan Beyond 2014: Preparedness of the Afghan National Security Forces


International Crisis Group

Dangerous Waters: China-Japan Relations on the Rocks, Asia Report No 245, April 2013


Future Directions International

The China-Japan Relations Border Dispute in 2013: Point and Counter-Point, May 2013


Institute of South Asian Studies

China-South Asia Strategic Engagements: China’s Strategic-Security Interests in South Asia, ISAS Working Paper, August 2012


Center for Strategic and International Studies

     Recalibrating US-Pakistan Relations


Foreign Policy Magazine

     The Battle for Karachi


International Herald Tribune

     What the Pakistani PM should have actually said

Washington Times

     Muslim Russia?

New York Post

     Russia Federation Being Pulled Apart

Russian Energy Export Expansion into the Koreas and Japan

     WMV Russia Japan Korea Pipeline