Asia Program

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Book Launch---Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great Statesman and Diplomat

October 28, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Don Oberdorfer, former diplomatic correspondent, Washington Post; Lee H. Hamilton, president and director, Woodrow Wilson Center.

Political Drift or Power Shift? The Future of Japanese Leadership

October 21, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Michio Muramatsu, Professor of Political Science, Gakushuin University, Japan; Richard J. Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Verena Blechinger-Talcott, Assistant Professor of Government, Hamilton College. Download Special Report #117.

The "Strategic Partnership" Between India and Iran

October 16, 2003 // 9:00am10:30am
C. Christine Fair, Associate Policy Analyst, RAND; Jalil Roshandel, Visiting Professor, Duke University

North-South Relations and Peace in Korea

October 01, 2003 // 4:00pm5:00pm
His Excellency Jeong Se-Hyun, Minister of Unification, Republic of KoreaText of speech by Minister Jeong

Security Dilemmas in Central Asia: Competition for Influence

September 23, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Speakers: Mehrdad Haghayeghi, Associate Professor of Political Science, Southwest Missouri State University; Peter Sinnott, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Harriman Institute, Columbia University; Nikolai Zlobin, Director, Russian and Asian Programs, Center for Defense Information.Chair: Robert Hathaway, Director, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center.This event is co-sponsored with the Kennan Institute and the Asia Program.

The Khmer Rouge: The International Community’s Role in Truth and Justice in Cambodia

September 10, 2003 // 2:30pm5:00pm
Kek Galabru, Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights; Sok Sam Oeun, Cambodian Defenders Project: Thun Saray, Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association: David Scheffer, Georgetown University Law Center and former U.S. Ambassador at Large for War Crimes Issues; moderated by Frederick Z. Brown, Associate Director of Southeast Asia Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Uneasy Allies: Fifty Years of China-North Korea Relations

July 29, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Samuel S. Kim, Columbia University; Jian Chen,University of Virginia; Hazel Smith, University of WarwickDownload Special Report #115

Passing the Mantle: A New Leadership for Malaysia

July 24, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Karim Raslan, Senior Partner, Raslan Loong, Malaysia; Bridget Welsh, Assistant Professor of Southeast Asia Studies, SAIS, John Hopkins University; Bakri Musa, Columnist, MalaysiakiniDownload Special Report #116

The Evolution of a Taiwanese National Identity

July 17, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
June Teufel Dreyer, professor of political science, University of Miami;Thomas B. Gold, associate professor of sociology, University of California, Berkeley; Shelley Rigger, associate professor of East Asian politics, Davidson College; John J. Tkacik, research fellow, the Heritage FoundationDownload Special Report #114

A Land on Fire: The Environmental Consequences of the Southeast Asian Boom

July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
James David Fahn reveals the dark side of prosperity in Southeast Asia generally, and Thailand specifically. He offers sometimes amusing, but more often disturbing, vignettes that chronicle environmental degradation in Southeast Asia.

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