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The Challenges of Asymmetrical Alliance

On June 17, the Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a private luncheon discussion to discuss why the price of maintaining peace must include the ability to join in collective self-defense operations. This was an opportunity for some of Washington’s top Japan analysts and scholars to exchange views with Japan’s leading authority on the legalities of collective self-defense.

Pakistan's Urbanization: Achieving Progress, Growth, and Development Through Urban Renewal

Nadeem Ul Haque, a former deputy chairman of the Pakistani government’s Planning Commission, discusses what must be done to make Pakistan’s cities a better force for economic growth and development.

Moving towards a stronger India–Japan partnership at the Tokyo summit

Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow K.V. Kesavan writes how the India–Japan partnership has matured into an important component of the new security and economic architecture of the Indo-Pacific region.

It Could Have Been Worse

The immediate aftermath of the Pakistani Supreme Court's recent ousting of the country's prime minister could have been a lot worse, argues South Asia associate Michael Kugelman in the Huffington Post.

Wilson Center Welcomes Japan Scholar Nobuo Fukuda

WASHINGTON--The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes Nobuo Fukuda as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Fukuda will spend three months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in February 2011, working on a research project examining forms of positive nationalism in Asia.

Political Transition in Afghanistan: The State, Islam and Civil Society (PDF)

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Wilson Center Meeting on Taiwan's Environment Appears in the Taipei Times

AUGUST 2007 - The Taipei Times notes Taiwan's EPA Minister Dang's talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Former Scholar Xuefei Ren Explores Urban China In Latest Book

Ren's book Urban China examines the past trajectories, present conditions, and future prospects of Chinese urbanization, by investigating five key themes - governance, migration, landscape, inequality, and cultural economy.

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