Asia Program



Taiwan, ECFA, and the Politics of Free Trade

October 18, 2010 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Merrit "Terry" Cooke, Woodrow Wilson Center; Shelley Rigger, Davidson College; David G. Brown, SAIS-Johns Hopkins University

Civilian Harm and Amends in Pakistan: Stories of Struggle and Survival

October 14, 2010 // 11:00am12:30pm
Christopher Rogers, Pakistan Field Fellow, Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC); Huma Yusuf, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar

National Asia Research Program (NARP) West Coast Symposium

October 14, 2010 // 9:00am5:00pm

The Emerging Global Economic Architecture: India-U.S. Partnership

October 07, 2010 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister of India

Asia Adrift: U.S. and Australian Geostrategic Policy in the Asia-Pacific

September 29, 2010 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Greg Sheridan, Woodrow Wilson Center Australia Scholar and Foreign Editor, The Australian

Pakistan's Economy: Edging Toward an Abyss or Pulling Back?

September 13, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Shahid Javed Burki, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar and chairman, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University, Pakistan; Jehangir Karamat, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University; Parvez Hasan, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University; Ziad Alahdad, Institute of Public Policy Executive Council, Beaconhouse National University

Knowing the North: Intelligence and Intentions of the DPRK

September 08, 2010 // 3:30pm5:30pm
How well do we know North Korea? Amid speculation on political succession, the question of Pyongyang's nuclear intentions and capabilities, and North Korean brinkmanship, how can we be certain that the conclusions we reach about the North's intentions are sound? How do we assess the quality of our intelligence sources, given the opacity of the regime?

The "Gravest Threat" to Internal Security: India's Maoist Insurgency

July 15, 2010 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Once a modest pro-peasant movement, India's Maoist (Naxalite) insurgency has now become what New Delhi describes as the nation's biggest internal security threat. Experts examine the insurgency's main drivers, identify its strategies, and consider the best ways to respond.

Islam and Democracy in Southeast Asia

June 24, 2010 // 2:00pm3:15pm
Anwar Ibrahim, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Malaysia

Taiwan's Energy Conundrum

June 22, 2010 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Ssu-Li Chang, Professor, Institute of National Resource Management, Taiwan; Herng-Shinn Hwang, Manager, Songya Technology LLC; Chi-Yuan Liang,Minister Without Portfolio, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, and Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Hongyi Lai, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham


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