Asia Program

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Cooperation or Conflict: Perspectives on the South China Sea

Tensions over territorial claims continue to percolate in the South China Sea. Questions and concerns about China’s intentions and actions are hot topics in the Philippines and Vietnam. Can the U.S., given the stated intention to “rebalance to Asia,” play an important role in sorting out competing claims?

U.S. Assistance to Pakistan

Testimony of Robert M. Hathaway before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on International Development, Foreign Assistance, Economic Affairs, and International Environmental Protection

New Policy Brief Series on Pakistan's Rapid Urbanization

A new study of one of Pakistan's most significant--yet unaddressed--challenges.

Japan's Self-Inflicted Wounds

Misspoken words by senior politicians are aggravating Japan's already fragile relations with its Asian neighbors. Their departure would be the first step in right direction, argues Northeast Asia associate Shihoko Goto in the National Interest.

American Tariffs and Bangladeshi Deaths

The U.S. must bring down tariffs on imports from Bangladesh, argues former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Sanchita B. Saxena in a December 11 New York Times op-ed.

In Pakistan, Journalists Take Steps Forward Amid Political Transition

Five senior-level Pakistani journalists discussed the challenges of and recent progress in reportage in their home country, from government access to public perception.

Education Reform in Pakistan: Building for the Future

This volume takes a fresh look at one of the most pressing problems facing Pakistan today--its wholly inadequate education system. Until and unless Pakistan comes to grips with the many deficiencies in the manner in which it educates its young people, it is unlikely to be successful in creating a flourishing, prosperous, tolerant country. This Asia Program volume seeks to promote debate and encourage innovative thinking on the present and future of education in Pakistan. Click on the attachment for a free PDF version.

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