The October 2016 revision of the U.S. Pacific Command reading list

(source) The Commander USPACOM Reading List offers a selection of books that provide historical context and insight to the Commander's five strategic focus areas: Allies and Partners, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), India, and Transnational Threats. An excellent history of Hawaii is also included. This professional reading list will enhance readers' understanding of and appreciation for key countries and issues in the USPACOM area of responsibility.

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Book cover for Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master's Insights on China, the United States, and the World

Book cover for CEO, China: The Rise of Xi Jinping

Book cover for Mayday: The Decline of American Naval Supremacy

Book cover for This Kind of War

Book cover for Dear Leader: My Escape from North Korea

Book cover for Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Book cover for Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

Book cover for Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

Book cover for World Order

Book cover for War From the Ground Up: Twenty-First Century Combat as Politics

Book cover for Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China

Book cover for Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

Book cover for Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers

Book cover for The Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder

Book cover for The White Tiger: A Novel

Book cover for The Ugly American

Book cover for War Trash

Book cover for The Orphan Master's Son: A Novel

Book cover for Island of a Thousand Mirrors: A Novel

Book cover for Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War