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Taiwan to Hold Pivotal Elections on January 14

A commentary on the January 14 elections in Taiwan by East Asia Program Associate Bryce Wakefield.

Kesavan discusses 2013 Japanese imperial visit to India

In 2013, Japanese Emperor Akihito made a historic visit to India. Former Public Policy Scholar K.V. Kesavan writes for the Observer Research Foundation discussing the visit and the relationship between the two countries.
Naheed Farid, Member of Parliament, Afghanistan

Afghanistan: The View From Parliament

With an upcoming presidential election and the anticipated withdrawal of U.S. troops, 2014 will be a very important year for Afghanistan. Naheed Farid, Afghanistan’s youngest member of Parliament and a woman, talks about the concerns and hopes for women and young people in her country.

Karachi-upon-Thames

In her latest column for the New York Times' Latitude blog, former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar Huma Yusuf discusses the powerful influence of a London-based Pakistani politician.

Wilson Center Mourns the Passing of Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

The Wilson Center mourns the loss of its long-time friend and colleague, Dr. Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, who passed away in the early hours of December 1, after a courageous battle against cancer. A noted diplomatic historian, a prolific scholar and student of United States-East Asian relations, an accomplished teacher and mentor, and a Wilson Center Senior Scholar, Nancy’s work as both a scholar and a government official made her one of the most respected historians of her generation.
So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan by Samia Altaf

So Much Aid, So Little Development: Stories from Pakistan

Pakistan has received more than $20 billion in external development assistance but has made little evident improvement in its social indicators. So Much Aid, So Little Development offers a fresh explanation for this outcome.

Time for Apologies

Pakistan Scholar Samia Altaf calls for apologies from Pakistan's major political and military figures and more effective oversight to constrain future governments in the March 12, 2008, issue of Dawn.

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