Asia News

After the SAARC Summit: Vision for South Asia

Jan 20, 2004
"The South Asian region cannot afford to remain an isolated prisoner of political doubts, differences, and discords of the past sixty years," said Yashwant Sinha, India's Minister of External Affairs in this speech at the Wilson Center. He went on to outline a ten-point agenda for integration, peace, and prosperity in South Asia.

CEF Staff Featured in The China Business Review

Dec 19, 2003
Jennifer L. Turner and Timothy Hildebrandt were both published in the November/December issue of The China Business Review.

Wilson Center, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan Join Forces to Expand Study of Pakistan in Washington, D.C.

Dec 15, 2003
In a ceremony at the Wilson Center, the Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Wilson Center, and Munawar Z. Noorani, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan chairman, signed an agreement that lays the foundation for a greatly expanded focus by the Center on Pakistan, Pakistan’s economy, and U.S. - Pakistani relations.Apply for the Fellowship

Party Media Reform in China

Sep 22, 2003
A personal statement by Gang Lin, Asia Program associate, for a Congressional Executive Commission on China roundtable held on September 22, 2003.

China after Jiang

Jul 29, 2003
In the new Woodrow Wilson Press publication China after Jiang, Gang Lin of the Asia Program and other leading China scholars tackle the trends and transitions in contemporary Chinese politics.

Golf in China: Economic Boom but Environmental Bust?

Jul 21, 2003
With increased interest in the game, the number of golf courses in China is destined to climb and with such growth comes serious environmental implications. According to Timothy Hildebrandt, managing editor of the Center's China Environment Series, there are real opportunities for China to limit degradation---but the push for an environmentally sustainable golf industry must be made now while courses are still in development.

Call for Papers

May 14, 2003
The editor of the China Environment Series invites submissions for feature articles and commentaries/notes from the field for the 2004 issue.

The Kashmir Issue in Times of Uncertainty: A French View

May 08, 2003
The following essay was first presented, in slightly modified form, at an Asia Program seminar held on April 16, 2003. Its author, Jean-Luc Racine, is one of Europe's most-respected scholars of South Asia.

Pages