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Wilson Center Awards Japan Scholarship to Satoshi Ikeuchi

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announced the appointment of Satoshi Ikeuchi as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Ikeuchi will spend two and one-half months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in October 2009, working on a research project examining American Middle East policy.

The Great Game That Won't Be

This article is part of a monthly series for Foreign Policy by Michael Kugelman that highlights possible post-2014 scenarios for Afghanistan.

Bringing Calm to North Korea

In a December 17 Financial Times article, Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway argues that mixed messages and missed opportunities on the part of the Bush administration have escalated tensions on the Korean peninsula into a dangerous game of brinkmanship. But he suggests that it is not too late to avert a truly dangerous situation, and that Washington's European allies can play a constructive diplomatic role in defusing the current crisis.
Who's Telling Our Story?

Who's Telling Our Story: Report Studies Pakistani Women in Media

The culmination of a large scale project investigating the role of women in the media in Pakistan, Uks has launched the report "Who's Telling Our Story" to explore the issues raised by their findings. Asia Program Director Robert Hathaway contributed a message of support.

Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi in "The Daily Yomiuri"

In the Dec. 4th issue of The Daily Yomiuri, Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi comments on the paucity of Japan hands in Washington.

Pakistan's Runaway Urbanization

Pakistan is South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country. In barely 10 years, nearly 50 percent of its 180 million people will live in cities (a third do today). This new publication discusses the drivers of Pakistan’s urbanization, and examines the country’s major urban challenges. It also offers a series of policy recommendations and ways forward to help tackle a trend that won’t be going away anytime soon. Hard copies can be requested by sending an email to asia@wilsoncenter.org

Re-enchantment: Tibetan Buddhism Comes to the West

Author Jeffery Paine will describe the religion's fateful migration and the eccentric personalities that hastened its spread westward during this book launch. The event will be webcast on Wednesday, March 3, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (ET).

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