Asia News

Americans in Pakistan

Aug 17, 2011
Program associate Michael Kugelman's latest op-ed laments how well-meaning Americans working in Pakistan are so often branded as CIA agents.

Musharraf in America

Aug 05, 2011
In a new Dawn newspaper op-ed, program associate Michael Kugelman examines American views of Pervez Musharraf.

Director J. Stapleton Roy Participates in a Brookings Institution Panel Discussion on the "Evolution of China's Governance"

Jul 15, 2011
Director J. Stapleton Roy explains how recent decades of China's economic growth has spurred positive change in its government. An article adapted from Roy's presentation appeared in The Globalist, Friday, June 03, 2011 and can be accessed here!

Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges

Jul 13, 2011
"Africa: 53 Countries, One Union - The New Challenges" is a follow up to last year's Conference in Bologna. This Conference aims to bolster African initiatives toward unity, integration, and prosperity.

Rethinking an Operation in North Waziristan

Jun 27, 2011
Washington should stop pushing Pakistan to launch an operation in North Waziristan, argues program associate Michael Kugelman in a June 24 op-ed in the Huffington Post .

Wilson Center Announces Zahid Hussain as 2011-12 Pakistan Scholar

Jun 17, 2011
The award-winning journalist and writer will focus on a project dealing with the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and regional security.

Pakistan's Population Challenge

Jun 07, 2011
Pakistan, arguably the world's most volatile nation, is constantly on the minds of Washington's policymakers, who are gripped by fears of radical Islamist takeovers and loose nukes, but they obsess much less about Pakistan's demographics. This could soon change, writes Asia Program Associate Michael Kugelman.

Cold War International History Project Senior Research Scholar Bernd Schaefer interviewed by DailyNK

Jun 02, 2011
Bernd Schaefer discussed the links between the North Korean security service and the East German Stasi in the 1980s, particularly in preparations for the Pyongyang World Festival of Youth and Students in 1989.

Matt Nelson publishes new book

May 26, 2011
Wilson Center Fellow Matthew J. Nelson has just published In the Shadow of Shari'ah: Islam, Islamic Law, and Democracy in Pakistan through Columbia University Press. For more info, click 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.

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