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Energy Security in the Strait of Malacca

Nov 16, 2006
On November 14, 2006, energy and maritime security experts provided an assessment of energy security in the strategically located Strait of Malacca. See the Powerpoint presentations and summary from our November 14 event

Pakistan: Meeting Energy, Fiscal Needs

Sep 01, 2006
While in many respects a troubled country, Pakistan in recent years has experienced robust economic growth. Panelists at a recent Asia Program conference, however, speculated that underlying fiscal problems might be jeopardizing that growth.

Perspectives on Monetary Policy Developments in Pakistan

May 11, 2006
On April 24, 2006, the Asia Program hosted Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan. Dr. Akhtar assumed her present position in January 2006, following a distinguished career with the Asian Development Bank. Read the text of Governor Akhtar's Wilson Center address.

Subcontinental Nightmares

Dec 06, 2005
Asia Program director Robert M. Hathaway takes a look at three new books on nuclear deterence and stability in South Asia. Read book review

Wilson Center Launches Global Health Initiative

Sep 15, 2005
SEPTEMBER 2005--Inaugural Event to Examine Potential Avian Influenza Outbreak

India and the United States

Jul 18, 2005
Last week's visit by India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the first such visit by an Indian prime minister in five years, prompted the Wilson Center's Robert Hathaway and Kent Hughes to discuss U.S.-India relations at a recent press briefing. Here they outline their expectations of both this visit and the evolving relationship between the two nations.

George Bush's Unfinished Asian Agenda

May 13, 2005
The record of the Bush administration in East Asia over thepast four years is a mixed one, but with significantaccomplishments. Nonetheless, nagging problems persistthat, if not adequately addressed, could create considerabledifficulties for the president during his second term. By Robert M. Hathaway.

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