Pakistan's trade deficit has never been larger. In a July 9 Dawn op-ed, program associate Michael Kugelman and program director Robert M. Hathaway call for a major shift in Pakistan's export priorities--one that would "for the first time make Pakistan's export portfolio truly competitive in global markets."
Much rides on Vice President Joe Biden’s trip to Japan, South Korea, and China this week. There is no easy answer to the territorial dispute in the East China Sea between Tokyo and Beijing.
North Korea's provocative behavior may be part of a larger effort to break out of diplomatic isolation and economic dependency on China by pressuring Washington to return to the negotiating table. Commentary co-authored by Jane Harman, Robert Hathaway, and James Person.
Pakistan's efforts to modernize are threatened by a dramatic rise in extremist activities as terrorist groups find refuge in the mountains. A series of experts weigh in on the nation's political and security issues.
Asia Special Report No. 99