A critique of America's flawed Asia policy that centres on US-Japan relations but harkens back to the same disastrous views that drew America into Vietnam. The technique is a narrative flow of short vignettes woven into longer chapters; the main strands are personal reflections and interviews.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
part |6 pages
Part 2, Legitimation: Local Seers Reform Political Truth—Commitment After Campaigns
part |2 pages
Part 3, Sanctions: Commanders Reform Political Tradition—Coercive Incentives by State and Nonstate Communities
part |1 pages
Part 4, Steering: Statesmen Reform Political Structure—Authoritarianism, Liberalism, and Alternatives