Asia News

BSR Releases New Report Titled "Electronics Supply Networks and Water Pollution in China"

Dec 20, 2010
BSR's latest report with focus on the assessment and mitigation of water pollution challenges in China's electronics supply chain

Bernd Schaefer Interviewed by VOA about NKIDP Working Paper #2, "Overconfidence Shattered: North Korean Unification Policy, 1971-1975."

Dec 16, 2010
Schaefer described how in the wake of the North Vietnamese victory, North Korean leader Kim Il Sung sought Chinese assistance in reunifying the Korean peninsula by force after negotiations between North and South were halted.

NKIDP is pleased to announce the publication of Working Paper #3, "'Mostly Propaganda in Nature:' Kim Il Sung, the Juche Ideology, and the Second Korean War" by Mitchell Lerner

Dec 16, 2010
Based on newly declassified Czech, (East) German, Russian, and Hungarian archival documents, Lerner explores the origins of North Korea's military adventurism in the late 1960s.

NKIDP releases Working Paper #2, "Overconfidence Shattered: North Korean Unification Policy, 1971 -1975" by Bernd Schaefer

Dec 10, 2010
Based on newly declassified East German, Romanian, and Bulgarian archival documents, Schaefer sheds light on the North Korean policy-making process during the brief period of inter-Korean détente in the early 1970s.

NKIDP receives over 2,000 pages of new Romanian documents on the inner-workings and foreign relations of North Korea in the 1960s and 1970s.

Dec 10, 2010
The collection brings together minutes of conversations between North Korean leaders and Romanian officials with daily communications from the Romanian embassy in Pyongyang between the critical period 1966-1968.

NKIDP Senior Advisor Mitchell Lerner is published in History News Network

Dec 06, 2010
on the value of the recent Wikileaks release of confidential embassy cables for our understanding of North Korea.

Responding to Pakistan's Water Crisis

Nov 29, 2010
How can the world help Pakistan respond to its widespread and deadly water crisis? In a new policy brief published by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Center, program associate Michael Kugelman examines the opportunities and constraints faced by the international community in its efforts to help reduce the country's water woes.

CEF Director Quoted in ABC News Story on China's Environment

Nov 16, 2010
Jennifer Turner and CEF speaker Jonathan Watts Discusses China's Water Pollution and NGO Activism

Wilson Center Awards Pakistan Scholarship

Nov 03, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, today announced the appointment of Huma Yusuf as the Wilson Center's new Pakistan Scholar. Yusuf will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Center beginning in September 2010, carrying out research and writing a book on the intersection of media, public policy, and democracy in today's Pakistan.

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