Asia News

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."

NKIDP Coordinator James Person was interviewed by the Korean newspaper Focus

Mar 31, 2011
In the interview James Person suggested that based upon his research, Washington's reliance on Beijing to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis is a result of America's failure to understand North Korea.

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 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.

New From the CWIHP Book Series: The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991

Mar 19, 2011
CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Book Series: The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991 by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa.

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.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Quoted in Discover Magazine

Mar 15, 2011
CEF Director Jennifer Turner was quoted in the April 2011 issue of Discover magazine in an article titled 'Ill Wing Blowing'. The article delves into the transboundry nature of China's emissions.

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