Pakistan faces more sectarian strife and economic struggle next year, predicts senior program associate for South Asia Michael Kugelman in a recent piece for CNN's GPS blog.
The Wilson Center's Pakistan Scholar offers insights about the U.S.-Pakistan relationship as President Obama prepares for his second term.
The shadow of the Cold War still looms large over global affairs. Could increasing competition between China and the United States lead us back to another super-power stand-off? China expert Cheng Li discusses the consequences of a downturn in US-China relations.
Japan can ill-afford to continue the streak of having seven prime ministers in as many years, especially as it continues to grapple with the nuclear fallout on the one hand and endeavors to stop its foothold on the global economic ladder slipping even further. Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Analysis/Outside-View/2012/12/05/Outside-View-A-thirst-for-leadership-out-of-Japans-energy-conundrum/UPI-94291354683900/#ixzz2EsFyhwho
The U.S. must bring down tariffs on imports from Bangladesh, argues former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Sanchita B. Saxena in a December 11 New York Times op-ed.
North Korean missile launch raises more questions than answers about the secretive nation – and what we don’t know. Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway analyzes...
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.
The Wilson Center’s Asia Program will create an annual lecture series on U.S.-East Asian relations, named after noted diplomatic historian and Wilson Center Senior Scholar Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.
In World Politics Review Nov. 13, Asia Program associate Shihoko Goto discusses how Japan may be forced to remain a nuclear force as the surge in U.S. natural gas supply may decrease the availability of Middle East oil.
In an op-ed in the Japan Times Nov. 7, Asia Program associate Shihoko Goto discusses how grass-root understanding between Japan, China, and Korea is more important than ever as territorial disputes in the region continue to rage on. Read the full article at: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/eo20121107a1.html