The new U.S. administration has inherited the challenge of a U.S.-Pakistan relationship in crisis. This policy brief argues that although strategic partnership may be impractical, sustained ties remain essential.
Constitutional revision is a perennial topic in Japanese political discussion, with Article 9—which renounces war and the threat or use of force as a means of settling international disputes—subject to particularly vigorous debate. This new Asia Program publication asks whether it’s not “A Time for Change” for Japan’s “Peace Constitution.”
In the first of a two-part op-ed series in Pakistan's Daily Times newspaper, Sabiha Mansoor called for the adoption of a more innovative approach to improving higher education in Pakistan. Click here to read the op-ed.
This paper is a longer version of a presentation at "Partnership in the Pacific: U.S.-Australia Cooperation and Asia," June 1, 2005, sponsored by the Asia Program.
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With the Taliban’s call for the imposition of Sharia law during current peace talks between the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and the Pakistani government, there are growing concerns that women’s freedoms will be further eroded, writes Farahnaz Ispahani.
Senior scholar Nobuo Fukuda discusses the insecurities facing Japan in 2013 from national defense and security to energy and the economy on CNN.