Dispatches: April 2019
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The India-Pakistan Crisis / In 2019, India and Pakistan had their most serious confrontation in nearly twenty years. Asia Program Deputy Director Michael Kugelman provided historical context and analysis in the days surrounding the crisis. Read his collected commentary on our website.
In the News
Up for Debate: US Afghanistan policy / Middle East Institute
What's Behind Pakistan's Latest Crackdown Against Militants? / AfPak File Podcast (RFE/RL)
China's Communist Party is battening down the hatches as the economy slows / The Washington Post
The U.S.-ROK Alliance and Policy Coordination Toward China / Council on Foreign Relations
Japanese Immigration: A High Stakes Gamble / Australian Institute of International Affairs
Securing the Games: Tokyo’s 2020 Cybersecurity Challenge / Audio Now Available
Roundtable on Indian Investment / Video Now Available
The India-Pakistan Crisis: What Next? / Audio Now Available
What's Next for the Rohingya? / Video Now Available
Remembering the Rohingya / Michael Kugelman
Is There a Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow? / Jungkun Seo
'A Stab in the Back' or 'A Pat on the Back?' / Jungkun Seo
The Dangerous Business of Defining Trade Threats / Shihoko Goto
Managing the Rise of Southeast Asia's Coast Guards / Prashanth Parameswaran
The Asia Program has recently welcomed two new fellows to the Wilson Center.
Jungkun Seo is an associate professor of political science at Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea. He joins the center as a Fulbright Fellow working on "U.S.-East Relations and American Politics and Comparative Legislative and Party Politics." Suman Bery is a nonresident fellow at Bruegel. He is a public policy fellow, and will be looking at "India's Energy Security: U.S. Interests and Engagement."
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