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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.

Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission:"China's Narratives Regarding National Security Policy"

Mar 10, 2011
The Chinese narrative emerges most clearly from Chinese-language publications on the great powers, including the United States, and on challenges in East Asia, notably in 2010 those related to North Korean belligerence and to regionalism involving Northeast and Southeast Asia. Wilson Center Fellow Gilbert Rozman testifies that this narrative is part of an orchestrated, top-down expression of Chinese national identity. There are divergent views, but not direct contradictions.

Wilson Center Welcomes Japan Scholar Nobuo Fukuda

Mar 03, 2011
WASHINGTON--The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes Nobuo Fukuda as a Wilson Center Japan Scholar. Fukuda will spend three months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in February 2011, working on a research project examining forms of positive nationalism in Asia.

Wilson Center Awards Australian Scholarship to Chris Barrett

Feb 22, 2011
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.

Wilson Center and Korea Foundation Establish Junior Scholar Program

Jan 11, 2011
The program will provide Korean students currently enrolled in an advanced degree program the opportunity to spend between three to six months at the Center conducting advanced research on an important public policy issue or a topic in international history.

Natural Resources and National Security in India

Dec 29, 2010
India faces numerous national security challenges, argues program associate Michael Kugelman, and most are intertwined with natural resource constraints. In a December 28 op-ed for The Times of India, he argues that policymakers in New Delhi fail to make this connection at their own peril.

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