Asia Program

About the Asia Program

The Asia Program provides a forum in the nation's capital for enhancing deeper understanding of, and policy debate about, Asia. It seeks to furnish an intellectual link between the world of ideas and the world of policy on issues relating to Asia and U.S. interests in Asia. more

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The Latest from the Asia Program

Privacy Vs Democracy: The Challenge for Japan and Australia

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August 06, 2014 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Protecting privacy is as critical as information sharing. In a democracy, protecting information goes hand in hand with ensuring individual liberty, and the rapid development of digital technology has made the protection of privacy even more important. more

Farahnaz Ispahani on Religious Intolerance in Pakistan

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Jul 21, 2014
In a new set of interviews, public policy scholar Farahnaz Ispahani outlined the issues faced by religious minorities in Pakistan, and the path to a solution. more
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Cooperation or Conflict: Perspectives on the South China Sea

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Jul 17, 2014
Tensions over territorial claims continue to percolate in the South China Sea. Questions and concerns about China’s intentions and actions are hot topics in the Philippines and Vietnam. Can the U.S., given the stated intention to “rebalance to Asia,” play an important role in sorting out competing claims? more

Former Scholar Xuefei Ren Explores Urban China In Latest Book

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Jul 17, 2014
Ren's book Urban China examines the past trajectories, present conditions, and future prospects of Chinese urbanization, by investigating five key themes - governance, migration, landscape, inequality, and cultural economy. more

Recent Japan Scholars Continue To Weigh In On Key Public Policy Issues

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Jul 17, 2014
Japan Scholars Kuniko Ashizawa and Nobuo Fukuda both contributed articles to the National Bureau of Asian Research's Asia Policy 17. more

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