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Huma Yusuf wins journalism award

May 25, 2011
The Asia Program is delighted to announce that Pakistan Scholar Huma Yusuf has won the "Best Column" award from the All Pakistan Newspaper Society for the second year in a row. Ayesha Siddiqa, who served as the Wilson Center's first Pakistan Scholar in 2004-05, earned the "Best Investigative Report" award. Read more here.

Wilson Center Announces Dr. Mire Koikari as the next Japan Scholar

May 24, 2011
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to announce that Dr. Mire Koikari will be the next Wilson Center Japan Scholar.

U.S. Misconceptions about Pakistan

May 23, 2011
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.

Americans and Pakistan

May 17, 2011
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.

Doubters' Defiance

May 12, 2011
In his latest op-ed, published in the Huffington Post, Program Associate Michael Kugelman writes about the many Pakistanis who refuse to believe Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces on May 2.

India's China Fears

Apr 12, 2011
In his latest op-ed , published in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, Program Associate Michael Kugelman argues that in New Delhi, "lingering fears about Pakistan are increasingly being eclipsed by ever-growing alarm about China."

Wilson Center Australian Scholar Next Australian Ambassador to OECD

Mar 28, 2011
The Australian minister for foreign affairs, Kevin Rudd has today announced that Wilson Center Australian Scholar Chris Barrett will be Australia's next Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

The Next Global Food Crisis

Mar 28, 2011
Just several years after the 2007-08 global food crisis, the "telltale drivers" of acute global food insecurity have returned, argues Asia Program associate Michael Kugelman in a new World Politics Review op-ed that draws on his recent trip to India.

Wilson Center's Asia Program extends condolences to the people of Japan

Mar 16, 2011
It is with great sadness that the Wilson Center's Asia Program extends its sincere condolences to the people of Japan. The loss of life following Friday's earthquake and tsunami is truly devastating. We will be closely monitoring events as they unfold in Japan, and we hope and pray for the safety of all our friends there.

Japan Faces Worst Crisis in Postwar Era

Mar 15, 2011
As the death toll rises and the nuclear crisis unfolds, both caused by the tsunami and earthquake of epic scale, Japan is facing the worst crisis since World War II. Wilson Center Japan Scholar Nobuo Fukuda analyzes the disaster's impact.

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