Chinese companies are an increasing presence in oil and mining ventures around the world. Examining the changing nature of Chinese oil and mining activities abroad, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman presented the findings of her upcoming report.
When George W. Bush took office in January 2001, he gave little indication that he had a detailed Asia policy in mind; but has since acquired an extensive Asia sum. In this Asia Program report, essays by policymakers, scholars and foreign policy experts analyze the Bush administration's successes, failures, challenges and priorities in dealing with East and Southeast Asia. Contributors, from six countries, include James A. Kelly, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs during Bush's first term. Edited by Robert M. Hathaway and Wilson Lee. Click on the attachment for a free PDF version.
Aun Rahman, the former Pakistan country director at Acumen Fund, a social venture capital firm, considers how private-sector-driven entrepreneurial approaches can be used to assist the urban poor.
Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Maleeha Lodhi testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on October 1, 2009, regarding the impact on Pakistan of the war in Afghanistan.
In World Politics Review Nov. 13, Asia Program associate Shihoko Goto discusses how Japan may be forced to remain a nuclear force as the surge in U.S. natural gas supply may decrease the availability of Middle East oil.
A personal statement by Gang Lin, Asia Program associate, for a Congressional Executive Commission on China roundtable held on September 22, 2003.
Asia Program Associate Bryce Wakefield assesses coverage of the anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.