Fires Across the Water: Transnational Problems in Asia
James ShinnISBN: 0876092059;
The glittering economic success of the New Asia has a dark side of drug trafficking, illegal migration, labor abuses, and pollution. These so-called "transnational problems" are grabbing headlines and forcing themselves onto the diplomatic agenda with increasing frequency, shouldering aside traditional questions of commerce and security. Neither government authorities nor regional institutions are prepared to cope with this new agenda. What elevates social ills to Asian transnational problems? What stakes does the United States have in solving them? What are the policy options, and the obstacles, for crafting multilateral solutions? Which problems are most amenable to solution, and which are most intractable? How do these solutions complement--or clash with--the pursuit of broader U.S. foreign policy goals in Asia? Six experts tackle these questions in the chapters of this volume: Stephen Flynn of the U.S. Coast Guard on drugs and organized crime; Elizabeth Economy of the...
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