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Wilson Center Awards Australian Scholarship to Gregory Sheridan

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.

India's Contemporary Security Challenges

Lurking beneath India's many success stories are a range of internal and external security challenges. This new , edited by program associate Michael Kugelman, examines the Maoist insurgency, India's strategic environment, naval modernization, relations with China and Pakistan, and the U.S.-India relationship. Send an email to asia@wilsoncenter.org for a free copy or click on the attachment for a free PDF version.

It's Time for the U.S. to Reset Relations with India

The outcome of India's national election — a resounding triumph for the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party — has put the United States in an awkward position.

Ahsan Iqbal Discusses Urbanization in Pakistan

Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan's minister for planning, development, and reforms, and a top official in the country's ruling party, discusses Pakistan's urbanization challenges.

The Next Global Food Crisis

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.

Pakistan's Political Crisis: What Should Be Done?

Reflecting on Pakistan's political crisis in the wake of the November 3 imposition of emergency rule and the calling of elections for January 8, Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf worries that a strategy based on urging Pakistan to "return to democracy" without the institutions that make democracy meaningful "betrays either naivete or disinterest."

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