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Five Resolutions for U.S. South Asia Policy in 2014

Here are five New Year's resolutions that, if upheld, can help inch the region just a bit closer to the stability that's long eluded it.

Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi in "The Daily Yomiuri"

In the Dec. 4th issue of The Daily Yomiuri, Wilson Center Japan Scholar Satoshi Ikeuchi comments on the paucity of Japan hands in Washington.

Even Fake Snow Can't Disguise Real Problems in China

In this recent op-ed published by The Chicago Tribune, Timothy Hildebrandt argues that the large amount of water needed to sustain the fledgling ski industry in China is an inappropriate use of a precious and endangered resource. China should delay developing this environmentally harmful sport while it grapples with more pressing issues of human health and sustainable development. It is reprinted here with permission.

Taking Stock of the Pakistan-India Trade Relationship

A new publication examines the state of the Pakistan-India trade relationship, and what must be done to normalize it.

Competing Visions For East Asia

The United States' re-balance or "pivot" to Asia reflects a recognition that much of the history of the 21st century will be written in Asia. The Wilson Center's Asia Program closely follows political, diplomatic, economic, and security developments in the region, and will use these pages to provide context, present conflicting perspectives, and stimulate discussion and debate on many of the most significant issues touching on U.S. interests in East Asia and the Pacific.

Public Policy Scholar Marvin Ott on China's Ambitions in the South China Sea

Public Policy Scholar Marvin Ott discusses China's strategic ambitions in the South China Sea.

Pakistan's Medical Crisis

Pakistan's medical system is in great crisis, argues South Asia associate Michael Kugelman in a recent Foreign Policy commentary.

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