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Wilson Center, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan Join Forces to Expand Study of Pakistan in Washington, D.C.

Dec 15, 2003
In a ceremony at the Wilson Center, the Honorable Lee H. Hamilton, president and director of the Wilson Center, and Munawar Z. Noorani, Fellowship Fund for Pakistan chairman, signed an agreement that lays the foundation for a greatly expanded focus by the Center on Pakistan, Pakistan’s economy, and U.S. - Pakistani relations.Apply for the Fellowship

Party Media Reform in China

Sep 22, 2003
A personal statement by Gang Lin, Asia Program associate, for a Congressional Executive Commission on China roundtable held on September 22, 2003.

China after Jiang

Jul 29, 2003
In the new Woodrow Wilson Press publication China after Jiang, Gang Lin of the Asia Program and other leading China scholars tackle the trends and transitions in contemporary Chinese politics.

The Kashmir Issue in Times of Uncertainty: A French View

May 08, 2003
The following essay was first presented, in slightly modified form, at an Asia Program seminar held on April 16, 2003. Its author, Jean-Luc Racine, is one of Europe's most-respected scholars of South Asia.

Can Bush Handle North Korea?

Mar 06, 2003
In this piece published in the Far Eastern Economic Review, Asia Program Director Robert M. Hathaway assesses U.S. policy toward East Asia during the first two years of George W. Bush's presidency.

George W. Bush and Asia: A Midterm Assessment

Feb 21, 2003
The midpoint of George W. Bush’s presidential term offers an opportune moment to take stock of the administration’s Asia policy. This new Asia Program report contains essays by policymakers, scholars and Asia analysts, including a contribution from Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs James A. Kelly. Collectively, these essays identify themes and patterns that provide insights into Bush’s Asia policies and begin the task of placing the administration’s policies into broader perspective.

North Korea Nuclear Proposal in New Wilson Center Study

Jan 17, 2003
Wilson Center Senior Scholar Selig S. Harrison argues that the United States can get North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program under adequate inspection safeguards—-but only as part of a broader agreement centering on assistance in resolving the energy crisis that has paralyzed the North Korean economy.

Bringing Calm to North Korea

Dec 18, 2002
In a December 17 Financial Times article, Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway argues that mixed messages and missed opportunities on the part of the Bush administration have escalated tensions on the Korean peninsula into a dangerous game of brinkmanship. But he suggests that it is not too late to avert a truly dangerous situation, and that Washington's European allies can play a constructive diplomatic role in defusing the current crisis.

Point of View: China's Leadership Transition

Dec 01, 2002
Gang Lin, program associate with the Center's Asia Program, discusses the regime change in China and its implications.

China Ushers in New Leadership

Dec 01, 2002
The People's Republic of China has a new leader. In what was a peaceful succession, Hu Jintao assumed the role of general secretary of the Communist Party after Jiang Zemin stepped down during the 16th Party Congress in Beijing in November. Two Wilson Center Fellows discuss the transition.

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