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Competition for Japan Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is seeking Japanese Scholars for the Wilson Center Japan Scholar Program. Successful applicants will spend up to one year in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center, in the heart of Washington, D.C., where they will carry out advanced, policy-oriented research and writing designed to bridge the gap between the academic and policy communities. The length of the Japan Scholar’s appointment will be determined according to his or her own needs and the Wilson Center’s available resources. The minimum period of residence for the Japan Scholar program is three months.

Jihadist Violence: The Indian Threat

A new study by Prof. Stephen Tankel on militancy in India. Prof. Tankel's main focus is a loosely organized indigenous Islamist militant network known as the Indian Mujahideen.

More Women in the Pakistan Media: The Way Forward

Pakistan ranks 127th out of 130 countries in the World Economic Forum's latest Global Gender Gap Index, and this poor standing is reflected in Pakistan's media sector, where less than 5 percent of journalists are women. The Wilson Center's Asia Program, along with its Pakistan-based partner, Uks, and ML Resources Social Vision, has released a guide that makes recommendations about working environments for Pakistan's journalists and about how to promote better coverage of women.

'Daunting Challenges' Await Future Afghan President

Defying Taliban threats, Afghans headed back to the polls to choose the successor of President Hamid Karzai. Michael Kugelman talks about the formidable challenges that await whoever wins this close-fought election in an interview by DW.

An Emergent U.S. Security Strategy in Southeast Asia

Senior Scholar Marvin Ott and Research Assistant Kenneth Ngo contributed this piece to the Asia Pacific Bulletin by the East-West Center.

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