1. International Security in the Asia-Pacific: Transcending ASEAN Towards Transitional Polycentrism—An Introduction
2. Southeast Asia: No Longer Peripheral to Global Events
Kee Beng Ooi
3. Defence and Security Cooperation in East Asia: Whither ASEAN Centrality?
See Seng Tan
4. ASEAN’s Limitations in Conflict Resolution
Part 1. The Great Powers: Going their Own Way or Tempering Rivalry with Some Reference to ASEAN?
5. Flexing Muscles Flexibly: China and Asia’s Transitional Polycentrism
Tiang Boon Hoo
6. The Emerging Security Landscape in the Asia-Pacific: Where ASEAN Fits Between the United States and China
7. ASEAN in the Era of Japan-China Tensions: Diplomatic Opportunities or Strategic Dilemmas?
8. The Role of the United States’ Quasi-Alliances in Asia: Shadow Puppetry or Hard Alliances?
Charmaine G. Misalucha-Willoughby
9. Order in South Asia and the Indian Ocean Region: Indian Hegemony or Indian Primacy?
Manjeet S. Pardesi
Part 2. Defence Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific
10. Fostering Military Diplomacy with America’s Bilateral Allies: The Philippine Policy of Linking Spokes Together
Renato Cruz De Castro
11. Reasons for Optimism? China, Japan and Unilateral Naval Restraint in the East China Sea
12. The Emergence of an Asia-Pacific Diplomacy of Counter-Terrorism in Tackling the Islamic State Threat
Part 3. Non-Traditional Security Threats as Security Interdependence and the Challenge to Military Missions in East Asia
13. Climate Change and Food Insecurities: Destabilisers of ASEAN Centrality?
14. Subnational Conflict Mitigation: Networks, Innovations, and the Uncertain Place of ASEAN
15. Siloes, Synergies and Prospects for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief in Southeast Asia
Alistair D. B. Cook
16. Asia’s Security Competition by Proxy: Competitive HADR as a Respectable Arena?
Alan Chong, Il Woo Lee
17. Re-conceptualizing the Role of the Military for International Disaster Relief in East Asia
18. Conclusion: Asian International Security in the Mode of Indefinite Polycentrism