Dispatches: November 2018
News and events from the Asia Program and Korea Center from November 2018.
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Congresswoman Jane Harman – Director, President, and CEO of the Wilson Center – visited Tokyo and Seoul for meetings with key U.S., Japanese, and Korean officials and to participate in several high-profile events. Harman spoke at the Globis Forum in Tokyo and the Wilson Center-Asan Forum in Seoul. She also met with Vice Minister Cho Hyun of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in South Korea, as well as taking the time to speak to Yonhap News, Munhwa Ilbo, and Herald Hyungje to discuss ongoing U.S. negotiations with North Korea.
In the News
What Is At Stake In Afghanistan's Parliamentary Election? / AfPak File Podcast (RFE/RL)
Pakistan's Economy Under Imran Khan / AfPak File Podcast (RFE/RL)
Time for Japan to shine in diversity / The Japan Times
North Korea from the inside / Conversations (ABC Radio)
Define ‘strategic partners’ / The Hindu
Old CCP tactics present new dangers to China's development / East Asia Forum
Is the Crown Jewel of the Belt and Road Losing Its Shine? / The Diplomat
Will the Bangladesh center hold? / The Friday Times
What's Next for Afghanistan's Economy? / November 05
Contested Spaces, Tangled Webs: Indian Geopolitics Today / November 14
Pathways to Change: Pakistan Policy Symposium / Video Now Available
Islamic Law, the Nation State, and the Case of Pakistan / Video Now Available
Whose Rules for the Digital Economy? Shared Visions, Competing Interests / Video Now Available
Ground Truth Briefing: Global Implications of Exiting the INF Treaty / Audio Now Available
Can Pakistan Experience an Era of Change? / Michael Kugelman
ASEAN and the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy / Prashanth Parameswaran
Obstacles to Japanese Investment in Latin America / Sarah White
The Quetta Experience / Abdulla Wasti
The Quetta Experience: Attitudes and Values Within Pakistan's Army / David O. Smith
ASEAN's Role in a U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy / Prashanth Parameswaran
U.S.-China Competition and Implications for the Korean Peninsula / Read Abraham Denmark's remarks
Delegation From Ruling Democratic Party of South Korea Visits the Wilson Center / The delegation visited the center for a private roundtable discussion.
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