International Security & Foreign Policy

Coming Undone: Asia’s Postwar Settlements and the Future of the U.S.–Led Order

Grant Year: 2020


Sheila Smith will research and write a book examining the nationalist political dynamics shaping geopolitical rivalries in East Asia. She will conduct archival research and interviews in Japan, South Korea, China, and Washington and analyze emerging challenges to the post–World War II settlement in East Asia engineered by the United States.

Council on Foreign Relations International Security & Foreign Policy

$80,000