Asia Program

Events

Point of View: China's Leadership Transition

Gang Lin, program associate with the Center's Asia Program, discusses the regime change in China and its implications.

Japan in 2014: Can Abe Manage China Tensions?

Will Japan assert its own vision for East Asia, or will it continue simply to react to China? That will be the biggest question in 2014 for Tokyo as tensions with Beijing continue to mount writes Shihoko Goto.

Reaping the Dividend

Pakistan's population is young, fast-growing, and rapidly urbanizing. This new book, edited by program associate Michael Kugelman and program director Robert M. Hathaway, examines how the country can harness the promise of a population often viewed as a hindrance to prosperity and threat to stability.

How to Soothe the Friction with China

In an article in The Indian Express, Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway argues that risk management and reduction should be a priority in Sino-Indian diplomacy following a potentially dangerous military standoff in Kashmir earlier this spring.

Looking Forward: U.S.-Japan Economic Partnership in the Post-Lehman World

A report on a December 2010 conference in Tokyo organized by the Asia Program and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) convening experts from Japan and the United States to discuss the implications of the 2008 global financial crisis.

A Conversation With Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh

India and the United States should continue to build strategic partnerships, said India's newly reelected prime minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on November 23 at an address at the Council on Foreign Relations that was co-sponsored by the Wilson Center. During the address, Singh also discussed Afghanistan, Pakistan, climate change, and his nation's growing economy.

Who Owns The Arctic Part 3: Who Makes the Rules?

Are there adequate rules and governing bodies in place to sort out current and anticipated disputes in the Arctic region? That’s the focus of part 3 of our series, “Who Owns The Arctic?” Rob Huebert shares his thoughts on the jurisdictional questions surrounding the earth’s northern pole.

Americans in Pakistan

Program associate Michael Kugelman's latest op-ed laments how well-meaning Americans working in Pakistan are so often branded as CIA agents.

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