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There is much work ahead to recapture the hopefulness that characterised Indo-U.S. ties seven or eight years ago, Asia Program Director Robert Hathaway writes in The Indian Express.

Ahsan Iqbal Discusses Urbanization in Pakistan

Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan's minister for planning, development, and reforms, and a top official in the country's ruling party, discusses Pakistan's urbanization challenges.

Wilson Center Awards Australian Scholarship to Chris Barrett

WASHINGTON--The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the appointment of Chris Barrett as a Wilson Center Australian Scholar. Barrett will spend four months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in January 2011, working on a research project examining the origins, design, and implementation of the Australian government's fiscal stimulus packages in response to the global financial crisis of 2008-09.

Love and Marriage in North Korea

Love and Marriage in North Korea – Professor Kathy Moon, formerly a Wilson Center Asian Policy Scholar, fills in the blanks about North Korea’s new First Lady, and reminds us that in the DPRK, romance and politics are inseparable. Dr. Moon is professor of political science and director of East Asian Studies at Wellesley College.

Wilson Center Meeting on Taiwan's Environment Appears in the Taipei Times

AUGUST 2007 - The Taipei Times notes Taiwan's EPA Minister Dang's talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center

President Lee's State Visit to Washington

Asia Program Associate Bryce Wakefield comments in the Washington Times on what's at stake during South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak's state visit to Washington.

Pakistan's Runaway Urbanization

Pakistan is South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country. In barely 10 years, nearly 50 percent of its 180 million people will live in cities (a third do today). This new publication discusses the drivers of Pakistan’s urbanization, and examines the country’s major urban challenges.

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