Asia's Middle Powers?
The Identity and Regional Policy of South Korea and Vietnam
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $28.95|
| Book Description: |
South Korea and Vietnam established diplomatic relations only twenty years ago. Today these former adversaries enjoy unexpectedly cordial and rapidly expanding bilateral ties. Leaders of the two nations--perceiving broadly shared interests and no fundamental conflicts--seek to leverage their subregional influence on behalf of common or complementary policy goals. Today they often profess a "middle power" identity as they explain their foreign policy in terms of such classical...