American misconceptions about Pakistan are rife, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in a May 19 op-ed in World Politics Review , and it is high time to expose them.
Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway looks at how Democratic victories in the November 2006 congressional elections might affect Washington's partnership with South Korea. On both North Korea and trade, Hathaway cautions, South Koreans are reading more into the results of the November elections than is warranted. This essay, part of a Mansfield Foundation project titled "Forging New U.S.-ROK Political Relationships," is posted on the website of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Read essay
The Wilson Center’s Asia Program will create an annual lecture series on U.S.-East Asian relations, named after noted diplomatic historian and Wilson Center Senior Scholar Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.
Pakistan Scholar Zahid Hussain's Dawn op-ed on the future of the Pakistan-U.S. relationship
Why hasn't the United States gotten more for the $10+ billion it has provided Pakistan in recent years? Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway wrestles with this question in an article in the March 2008 issue of the journal Contemporary South Asia.
Mineral wealth can bring great prosperity to Afghanistan, argues senior program associate Michael Kugelman in a Washington Post video clip. In a new Foreign Policy piece, he ranks mineral wealth as one of Afghanistan's four most important concerns.