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.
In a September 30 op-ed in Pakistan's The News newspaper, Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi weighs in on the challenges facing President Obama as he considers a strategy shift in Afghanistan.
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 the new Woodrow Wilson Press publication China after Jiang, Gang Lin of the Asia Program and other leading China scholars tackle the trends and transitions in contemporary Chinese politics.
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.
Keynote Address by Ambassador Richard L. Morningstar at the May 4, 2010 Energy Security Conference--Pipeline Politics in Asia: The Intersection of Demand, Energy Markets, and Supply Routes
Co-hosted by the National Bureau of Asian Research