Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway looks at how Democratic victories in the November 2006 congressional elections might affect Washington's partnership with South Korea. On both North Korea and trade, Hathaway cautions, South Koreans are reading more into the results of the November elections than is warranted. This essay, part of a Mansfield Foundation project titled "Forging New U.S.-ROK Political Relationships," is posted on the website of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Read essay
Robert Hathaway authored this piece on US-Taiwan relations following a recent trip to Taiwan.
The Wilson Center’s Asia Program will create an annual lecture series on U.S.-East Asian relations, named after noted diplomatic historian and Wilson Center Senior Scholar Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.
Pakistan Scholar Zahid Hussain's Dawn op-ed on the future of the Pakistan-U.S. relationship
Outside of Washington, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in an op-ed published in The Express Tribune , American views of Pakistan are dominated by hostiity or ignorance -- if not outright indifference.
American misconceptions about Pakistan are rife, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in a May 19 op-ed in World Politics Review , and it is high time to expose them.
This Special Report examines the degree of progress toward democracy being made in China today. While there has been surprising progress in certain areas, the four essayists agree that the Chinese Communist Party is not about to give up its hold on political power anytime soon. Edited by Mark Mohr. Send an email to email@example.com for a free copy or click on the attachment for a free PDF version.