Asia News

NKIDP Project Coordinator James Person is featured on the PBS television series History Detectives

Sep 17, 2010
Person provided details of prisoner exchanges during the war and of efforts to secure an armistice.

Asia Today emphasizes NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analyses on DPRK succession and PRC leverage over Pyongyang

Sep 09, 2010
The piece highlights how the misinterpretation of Kim Jong Il's trip to China originates from over exaggerated notions of Chinese leverage over the DPRK among experts in the US.

Yonhap News highlights NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analysis of DPRK-PRC relations

Sep 08, 2010
The article covered the Wilson Center Asia Program event "Knowing the North: Intelligence and Intentions of the DPRK" from September 8, 2010.

U.S. Trade Policy Toward Bangladesh

Aug 11, 2010
The government of Bangladesh's recent decision to double the minimum wage in the garment sector was significant, argues Public Policy Scholar Sanchita Saxena in a new commentary . However, she argues that Bangladesh continues to pay high tariffs to the United States (ten times the amount of development assistance it receives), hurting its competitiveness and chances at poverty reduction.

Wilson Center Awards Australian Scholarship to Gregory Sheridan

Aug 05, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the appointment of Greg Sheridan as a Wilson Center Australian Scholar. Sheridan will spend two months in residence at the Wilson Center, beginning in August 2010, working on a research project examining U.S.-Australian strategic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific.

The Real Culprit Behind Pakistan's Water Crisis

Jul 26, 2010
In a July 26 op-ed in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, program associate Michael Kugelman argues that Pakistan's water crisis is domestically rooted and has little to do with India. Read the op-ed here.

Aspiring to Live in a Low-Carbon World

Jul 13, 2010
The China Environment Forum's Peter Marsters asserts that China-U.S. cooperation is vital to helping the Chinese government lower carbon emissions without compromising the nation's economic growth.

Building a U.S.-China Energy Partnership

Jul 12, 2010
China and the United States are the world's biggest energy consumers, and both seek ways to reduce their carbon emissions to protect the environment. The Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is hosting a series of meetings to explore cleaner coal, renewable energy, and other bilateral energy efforts.

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