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Historical Perspective on the Purge of Jang Song Thaek

The December 2013 purge and execution of Jang Song Thaek, who was often described as the No. 2 in North Korea, came four months after the ruling Korean Worker’s Party announced that the Ten Points of the Monolithic Ideological System, the basic tenets of the unitary leadership system in North Korea, had been updated for the new leader, Kim Jong Un.

Responding to Pakistan's Water Crisis

How can the world help Pakistan respond to its widespread and deadly water crisis? In a new policy brief published by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Center, program associate Michael Kugelman examines the opportunities and constraints faced by the international community in its efforts to help reduce the country's water woes.

Japan closer to contentious TPP agreement after Abe's US visit?

Asia Program Distinguished Fellow K.V. Kesavan published a piece on Japan’s new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Pakistan has more than U.S. legislation to worry about

Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway looks at congressional sentiment that Pakistan should "do more" in the war against terrorism. Read oped

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