By James Clay Moltz
Moltz isolates the household motivations riding Asia's house actors, revisiting severe occasions reminiscent of China's 2007 antisatellite guns try out and its 3 manned flights, Japan's winning Kaguya lunar venture and Kibo module for the foreign house Station (ISS), India's of completion of its Chandaryaan-1 lunar project, and South Korea's astronaut stopover at to the ISS and plans to set up autonomous space-launch power. He unpacks those international locations' divergent house ambitions and their tendency to target nationwide suggestions and self-reliance instead of regionwide cooperation and multilateral tasks. Moltz concludes with innovations for stronger intra-Asian area cooperation and for neighborhood clash prevention, making this a key textual content for diplomacy students. He stories America's efforts to interact Asia's area courses in joint actions and clients for destiny U.S. house management, and discusses the connection among area courses and monetary improvement in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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Asia's Space Race: National Motivations, Regional Rivalries, and International Risks (Contemporary Asia in the World) by James Clay Moltz