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America's Mid-term Elections: What Next for U.S.-South Korean Relations?

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

Taiwan: Small but Hardly Insignificant

Robert Hathaway authored this piece on US-Taiwan relations following a recent trip to Taiwan.

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Lecture Series in U.S.-East Asia Relations Starting 2013

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.

A New Era in Pakistan-U.S. Relations?

Pakistan Scholar Zahid Hussain's Dawn op-ed on the future of the Pakistan-U.S. relationship

Americans and Pakistan

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.

U.S. Misconceptions about Pakistan

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.

China and Democracy: A Contradiction in Terms?

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 asia@wilsoncenter.org for a free copy or click on the attachment for a free PDF version.

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