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The Taiwan Relations Act at 35 Years: The Path Ahead

Taiwanese scholar Yeh-chung Lu cautions against comprehensive revision of the Taiwan Relations Act, but underscores the need for close, candid, and continual consultations between Taipei and Washington.

Michael Kugelman's Op-Ed in Dawn

Pakistan has an abiding wish for more trade with the United States--but according to program associate Michael Kugelman in a January 25 Dawn op-ed, this is a wish that will go unfulfilled for the foreseeable future.

Japan Can't Spend Its Way Out of a Recession

Northeast Asia associate Shihoko Goto writes in World Politics Review that Japan must cut welfare spending and boost female employment in addition to reviewing immigration policy for longer-term growth.

Washington's New Strategic Partnership

Robert M. Hathaway, director of the Wilson Center's Asia Program, explores one of the most interesting partnerships in U.S. politics today - the emerging collaboration between the Indian-American and Jewish communities - in a new article in the New Delhi monthly Seminar. Indian-American leaders have recognized for many years that they could learn much from the Jewish community about using the U.S. political system effectively. But until rather recently, talk along these lines had not been followed with action. Now however, Hathaway reports, things are changing. For the full text of this article, go to http://www.india-seminar.com/semframe.htm and click on the June 2004 Issue.

CEF Intern Katie Lebling Cited by Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek cited Katie Lebling's work on China's distant water fishing fleets.

Responding to Pakistan's Water Crisis

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.

Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India

On April 13, 2007, Franklin Lavin, the U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, delivered an address at the conference "Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India," jointly sponsored by the Wilson Center and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce. Read the transcript of Under Secretary Lavin's remarks

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