Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway looks at what the election of Bobby Jindal as governor of Louisiana says about the growing political clout of the Asian Indian-American community.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has repeatedly declared that his number one priority is rebuilding his country’s economy. But Wilson Center and Asia Program Public Policy Scholar Farahnaz Ispahani warns, in an article published in the Foreign Policy’s AFPAK channel, that the Sharif government may face an even more urgent task: combatting the domestic terrorism that threatens the very future of Pakistan.
The Asia Program is currently recruiting for a Program Associate with responsibility for planning and developing conferences and seminars primarily related to Japan and Northeast Asia. For More information please see the full PDF job announcement. Please note the application deadline for this announcement has been extended until May 18, 2012.
From Wall Street to the global media, there is much giddy talk about India's impressive economic growth and the urban-based prosperity that drives and sustains it. Yet lost in this buzz is an important fact: two-thirds of India's population remains rural. By Asia Program Associate Michael Kugelman.