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Asia Program to work with Waseda University

Mar 24, 2014
The Asia Program and Tokyo's Waseda University recently signed a memorandum of understanding to boost research efforts and personnel exchanges.

China's Water Problem

Mar 20, 2014
"If China really can become more aggressive in actually enforcing their water pollution control laws, it would open up a lot of clean water for the people," Jennifer Turner said on BBC World News' "Impact."

Michelle Obama's China Opportunity

Mar 20, 2014
Mrs. Obama’s trip could be the greatest public diplomacy triumph the United States has achieved in China in years, writes Robert Daly.

The Month in U.S.-China Relations (February) 中美关系月报

Mar 18, 2014
The Kissinger Institute was in China for a week-long seminar on U.S.-China relations in February. It was a contentious month, but none of our interlocutors in Beijing or Zhejiang mentioned President Obama’s February 20 meeting with the Dalai Lama or the doubts American officials have expressed over China’s claims in the South China Sea.

Chinese Foreign Policy: A New Era Dawns

Mar 18, 2014
As its economic clout grows, Beijing is forging its own path in international relations, scholar Anne-Marie Brady writes for The Diplomat.
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Asia Program Hosts Conference on Japan's Vision for East Asia

Mar 14, 2014
On March 5th and 6th, the Asia Program hosted a conference titled Japan's Vision for East Asia: Diplomacy Amid Geopolitical Challenges to discuss Japan's longer-term vision for the region and how it sees its role in Asia.

'Missing Histories': History Education and China-Japan Relations

Mar 13, 2014
Differences in history classrooms reflect the social discourse problems that underline China and Japan’s conflict, writes Global Fellow Zheng Wang.

Is the Worst Yet to Come?

Mar 13, 2014
It suddenly seems that Bangladesh may be on the verge of repeating an older version of its history, the attempt to create a one-party authoritarian state 40 years ago, writes William Milam.

New Policy Brief Series on Pakistan's Rapid Urbanization

Mar 10, 2014
A new study of one of Pakistan's most significant--yet unaddressed--challenges.
Water Storage Tank. A team of IAEA experts check out water storage tanks TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on 27 Nov 2103. Greg Webb/IAEA
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Japan’s Nuclear Nightmare: Third Anniversary of the Fukushima Disaster

Mar 10, 2014
Three years ago, an earthquake unleashed a powerful tsunami that slammed into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing a meltdown of three of the plants six nuclear reactors. On the eve of the anniversary of the disaster, we spoke with Japan’s Vice Minister for the Environment, Hideki Makihara.

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