Ralph A. Cossa is President of the Pacific Forum CSIS, which is based in Honolulu, and affiliated with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC. He is a founding member of the Steering Committee of the multinational Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) and co-chairs a CSCAP working group on confidence and security building measures. He has written widely on Asia-Pacific security relations, including his edited text US-Korea-Japan Relations: Building Toward a 'Virtual Alliance' (CSIS Press, 1999).
Rosemary Foot is Professor of International Relations and the John Swire Senior Research Fellow in the International Relations of East Asia, St Antony's College, University of Oxford. In 1996 she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Her most recent books are Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle Over Human Rights in China (Oxford University Press, 2000), and, co-edited with John Lewis Gaddis and Andrew Hurrell, Order and Justice in International Relations (Oxford University Press, 2003).
Dr David G. Haglund is Professor in the Department of Political Studies, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. His research focuses on transatlantic security and on Canadian and American international security policy. He is currently researching a book on the France-US security relationship, tentatively titled Sister Acts: America, France, and the Antinomies of Strategic Culture.
Dr Stephen Hopgood is Lecturer in International Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of American Foreign Environmental Policy and the Power of the State (Oxford University Press, 1998) and 'Reading the Small Print in Global Civil Society', Millennium: Journal of International Studies, 29/1 (2000). Between September 2002 and March 2003 he undertook a constructivist analysis of the International Secretariat of Amnesty International funded by a Social Science Research Council Fellowship in Global Security and Cooperation.
G. John Ikenberry is Peter F. Krogh Professor of Geopolitics and Global Justice at Georgetown University. He is also Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He previously taught at Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of After Victory: Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and the Rebuilding of Order after Major War (Princeton, 2001), co-author of States and Markets: The International Political Economy (Norton, 2003), and editor of