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Deadline Extended: Apply for the Wilson China Fellowship Today

The Wilson China Fellowship is looking for policy-oriented academics with a specialization in political, social, economic, security, or historical issues related to China. This non-resident fellowship seeks to build bridges between traditional academia and the policy world, and to support a new generation of American scholarship on China.

The application deadline is December 31, 2019, learn more about eligibility and application guidelines on our webapge.

In the News

What's Next As Anti-Government Protests Expand Across Pakistan
Michael Kugelman on The AfPak File

What's Next For The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
Michael Kugelman on The AfPak File

What’s in the New US-Thailand Alliance Joint Vision Statement?
Prashanth Parameswaran for The Diplomat

How the US’ North Korea policy has failed over the last 30 years
Van Jackson quoted in Hankyoreh

Kim looks to turn tables on Trump with own 'maximum pressure' push
Jean Lee quoted in The Japan Times

Taliban say 'way too early' to speak of resuming talks with US
Michael Kugelman quoted by AFP

The Man Stoking Nationalism in India Could Succeed Modi One Day
Michael Kugelman quoted in Bloomberg

US Marines, Indian military build ties in first Tiger Triumph exercise
Michael Kugelman quoted by Stars and Stripes

Ayodhya case verdict: Secularism not easy to crush, says academic
Neeti Nair quoted in The Telegraph

Dispatches Blog

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Why 2020 Will Be a Big Year for Vietnam’s Foreign Policy
Prashanth Parameswaran

Two years on, a sobering look at the human toll of the maximum pressure campaign against North Korea
Henri Feron

Trade Restrictions May Lead to Increased Competitiveness
Shihoko Goto

U.S.-China Military Competition Intensifying Over INF Missiles
Abraham Denmark



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How Free Is the Fourth Estate? A Discussion about India’s Media Environment / Video Now Available
November 18, 2019

ROK-U.S. Cooperation in an Era of U.S.-China Strategic Competition
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Program News

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Ambassador Alice Wells at the Wilson Center

Ambassador Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, joined the Asia Program on November 21st to discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Wells "did not mince words," says Michael Kugelman, and she "offered a comprehensive critique of CPEC." The speech drew attention around the world, including reports in Pakistan, China, and India. It also drew formal responses from officials in China and Pakistan.

You can find video, photos, and key quotes from the event on our website.

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