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Burgeoning Growth

Jul 14, 2014
The military offensive under way in North Waziristan has triggered a humanitarian crisis. Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced. Many are staying in refugee camps in KP. However, if history is any guide, scores will eventually end up in Pakistani cities.

Former Scholar Kalyani Shankar Discusses Her Book Pandora's Daughters

Jul 08, 2014
Former public policy scholar Shankar discusses her book in an interview with The Sunday Indian.

Getting it Right in Afghanistan

Jul 08, 2014
Asia Program global fellow Huma Yusuf co-authored the chapter "Pakistan, the United States, and the Endgame in Afghanistan" for a new book published by the United States Institute of Peace.
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Who Owns The Arctic Part 5: Focus on Russia

Jul 03, 2014
In this Context interview, Marlene Laruelle, Russia expert, shared her thoughts on Russia’s leading role as an Arctic nation and how it might react to a China-US partnership in the region.
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Who Owns The Arctic Part 4: Focus on China

Jul 03, 2014
In this Context interview, Anne-Marie Brady, associate professor in Political Science at the University of Canterbury, provided insight into China’s goals for the region and possibilities for Chinese collaboration with the United States.
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New Trading Blocs in the Asia-Pacific?: TPP, RCEP, U.S.-Korea Cooperation

Jun 27, 2014
The Wilson Center recently partnered with the East Asia Foundation to host a half-day conference, "Asessing Threats Facing the U.S.-Korea Alliance." In the second panel discussion entitled New Trading Blocs in the Asia-Pacific?: TPP, RCEP, and US-Korea Cooperation, the Wilson Center's Asia Program director Robert Hathaway moderated a heated debate about Korea's interests and free trade regimes.
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China’s Rise, Japan’s Role, and the Future of ROK-US Cooperation

Jun 27, 2014
Is China's ever-growing presence a real threat or simply a perceived one? That was one of a number of thought-provoking questions addressed In the first panel discussion of a half day conference, "Assessing Threats Facing the U.S.-Korea Alliance."
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Who Owns The Arctic Part 3: Who Makes the Rules?

Jun 26, 2014
In this Context interview, Rob Huebert, associate professor in Political Science at the University of Calgary, spoke on the jurisdictional questions surrounding the earth’s northern pole.
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Who Owns The Arctic Part 2: Is Sustainable Development Possible?

Jun 26, 2014
In this Context interview, AKi Tonami, researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, discussed the prospects for protecting the environment and creating sustainable development as more and more countries turn their attention to the North Pole.
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Who Owns the Arctic? Part I

Jun 19, 2014
In this Context interview, an international panel of experts described why one of the world's coldest environments has become a hot topic.

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