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Dispatches: November 2018

Mary Ratliff

News and events from the Asia Program and Korea Center from November 2018.

Dispatches: November 2018

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Program News

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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

Exiting the Russia nuclear treaty impacts military strategy in Asia / The Hill

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

'Forever war' in Afghanistan fading from Americans' memory / Arab News

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

Events

Upcoming:

What's Next for Afghanistan's Economy? / November 05

Contested Spaces, Tangled Webs: Indian Geopolitics Today / November 14

2018 Korea Global Forum: A New Path Forward: Charting a Roadmap to Peace on the Korean Peninsula / November 15

Previous:

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

Dispatches Blog

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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

Recent Publications

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

Highlights

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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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