Asia Program

Events

Edging toward an Endgame in Afghanistan?

On this month’s ten-year anniversary of U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan, Michael Kugelman of the Asia Program offers an analysis of the conflicting forces that are challenging the regional peace process and discusses changes in U.S. policy approaches toward Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The Challenges of Asymmetrical Alliance

On June 17, the Woodrow Wilson Center hosted a private luncheon discussion to discuss why the price of maintaining peace must include the ability to join in collective self-defense operations. This was an opportunity for some of Washington’s top Japan analysts and scholars to exchange views with Japan’s leading authority on the legalities of collective self-defense.

Wilson Center Awards Inaugural Pakistan Scholarship

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ayesha Siddiqa as the Wilson Center's inaugural Pakistan scholar. Dr. Siddiqa will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Center, carrying out research and writing on a project titled "Military Inc.: The Political Economy of Militarization in Pakistan."

Pakistan's Urbanization: Achieving Progress, Growth, and Development Through Urban Renewal

Nadeem Ul Haque, a former deputy chairman of the Pakistani government’s Planning Commission, discusses what must be done to make Pakistan’s cities a better force for economic growth and development.

Moving towards a stronger India–Japan partnership at the Tokyo summit

Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow K.V. Kesavan writes how the India–Japan partnership has matured into an important component of the new security and economic architecture of the Indo-Pacific region.

Wilson Center Awards Pakistan Scholarship

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, in collaboration with the Fellowship Fund for Pakistan (FFFP), a charitable trust based in Karachi, today announced the appointment of Huma Yusuf as the Wilson Center's new Pakistan Scholar. Yusuf will spend nine months in residence at the Wilson Center beginning in September 2010, carrying out research and writing a book on the intersection of media, public policy, and democracy in today's Pakistan.

Former Scholar Xuefei Ren Explores Urban China In Latest Book

Ren's book Urban China examines the past trajectories, present conditions, and future prospects of Chinese urbanization, by investigating five key themes - governance, migration, landscape, inequality, and cultural economy.

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