Asia News

North Korean History Offers Insight into the Current System

Sep 04, 2007
Visiting Scholar Kihl-jae Ryoo, who teaches North Korean studies at a university in South Korea, discusses the evolution of North Korea's political system and why studying its history is so important.

Mining Archives Reveals North Korean Political Patterns

Sep 04, 2007
In this Centerpoint column, the Wilson Center's James Person describes the importance and relevance of mining the archives of North Korea's former communist allies.

August Environmental Health Research Briefs Now Available

Aug 31, 2007
AUGUST 2007 - "Water-borne Illness" and "Environmental and Health Threats from Cement Production" are now online.

Wilson Center Meeting on Taiwan's Environment Appears in the Taipei Times

Aug 21, 2007
AUGUST 2007 - The Taipei Times notes Taiwan's EPA Minister Dang's talk at the Woodrow Wilson Center

CEHP Research Brief Cited in World Politics Review

Aug 17, 2007
AUGUST 2007 - "Beijing Car Ban Experiment Highlights China's Environmental Woes" links to CEF's "Transboundary Air Pollution" research brief

Blue Planet Run Enters China

Jul 25, 2007
JULY 2007 - From July 25th to the 28th the runners for safe drinking water will be in China

New Environmental Health Project Research Briefs

Jul 23, 2007
JULY 2007 - CEF produces three new environmental health project research briefs on the topics of hazardous waste, child mortality and food safety

George W. Bush and North Korea: 2001-04

Jul 20, 2007
Why the surprisingly relaxed US approach during George W. Bush's first term to the challenge posed by the North Korean nuclear weapons program? For an exploration of this seeming paradox by Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway, click here.

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