Asia Program

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Abe Brings Japan Political Stability, But at High Cost

Northeast Asia associate Shihoko Goto discusses how a lack of political opposition to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may hamper the country's growth in the longer term in World Politics Review. http://www.worldpoliticsreview.com/articles/13053/abe-brings-japan-political-stability-but-at-high-cost

Engineering a new export strategy

Pakistan's trade deficit has never been larger. In a July 9 Dawn op-ed, program associate Michael Kugelman and program director Robert M. Hathaway call for a major shift in Pakistan's export priorities--one that would "for the first time make Pakistan's export portfolio truly competitive in global markets."
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.

Pakistan: Politics and People

Pakistan's efforts to modernize are threatened by a dramatic rise in extremist activities as terrorist groups find refuge in the mountains. A series of experts weigh in on the nation's political and security issues.

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.

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