Asia Events

Cross-Strait Economic Ties: Agent of Change, or a Trojan Horse?

November 03, 2003 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Ramon H. Myers, Hoover Institution; Terry Cooke, GC3 Strategy Inc.; Tun-jen Cheng, College of William and Mary; Rupert J. Hammond-Chambers, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council

Book Launch---Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Statesman and Diplomat

October 28, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Don Oberdorfer, former diplomatic correspondent, Washington Post; Lee H. Hamilton, president and director, Woodrow Wilson Center.

Political Drift or Power Shift? The Future of Japanese Leadership

October 21, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Michio Muramatsu, Professor of Political Science, Gakushuin University, Japan; Richard J. Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Verena Blechinger-Talcott, Assistant Professor of Government, Hamilton College. Download Special Report #117.

The "Strategic Partnership" Between India and Iran

October 16, 2003 // 9:00am10:30am
Asia Program
C. Christine Fair, Associate Policy Analyst, RAND; Jalil Roshandel, Visiting Professor, Duke University

North-South Relations and Peace in Korea

October 01, 2003 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
His Excellency Jeong Se-Hyun, Minister of Unification, Republic of KoreaText of speech by Minister Jeong

The Human Dimensions of Environmental Security: Some Insights from South Asia

September 24, 2003 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
Adil Najam and Atiq Rahman explore whether poverty is a necessary condition for environmental degradation and resource scarcity to lead to conflict and insecurity.

The Khmer Rouge: The International Community’s Role in Truth and Justice in Cambodia

September 10, 2003 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Kek Galabru, Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights; Sok Sam Oeun, Cambodian Defenders Project: Thun Saray, Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association: David Scheffer, Georgetown University Law Center and former U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues; moderated by Frederick Z. Brown, Associate Director of Southeast Asia Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Challenges for Financing Environmental Infrastructure in China

July 30, 2003 // 12:00am
China Environment Forum
Over the past decade as air, water, and waste problems have grown increasingly serious in China's cities there has been growing pressure on the Chinese government to finance urban environmental protection.

Uneasy Allies: Fifty Years of China-North Korea Relations

July 29, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Samuel S. Kim, Columbia University; Jian Chen,University of Virginia; Hazel Smith, University of WarwickDownload Special Report #115

Passing the Mantle: A New Leadership for Malaysia

July 24, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Asia Program
Karim Raslan, Senior Partner, Raslan Loong, Malaysia; Bridget Welsh, Assistant Professor of Southeast Asia Studies, SAIS, John Hopkins University; Bakri Musa, Columnist, MalaysiakiniDownload Special Report #116

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