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NKIDP Coordinator James Person was interviewed by the Korean newspaper <i>Focus</i>

Mar 31, 2011
In the interview James Person suggested that based upon his research, Washington's reliance on Beijing to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis is a result of America's failure to understand North Korea.

Public Policy Scholar Wu Junhua on Sino-Japanese Relations Following Japan's Earthquakes and Tsunami

Mar 30, 2011
Ever since World War II, many Chinese have harbored deep-seated mistrust and resentment towards the Japanese. This has given rise to many misconceptions about Japan. Although democratization has produced substantial changes in Japanese society since the war, many Chinese still cannot erase from their hearts wartime images of massacres of Chinese civilians by the Japanese army.

Speaking on Libya: More Questions Than Answers

Mar 28, 2011
President Obama faces serious challenges with speech tonight about Libya. Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller identifies two painful realities that will affect the president's address.

Wilson Center Australian Scholar Next Australian Ambassador to OECD

Mar 28, 2011
The Australian minister for foreign affairs, Kevin Rudd has today announced that Wilson Center Australian Scholar Chris Barrett will be Australia's next Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

The Next Global Food Crisis

Mar 28, 2011
Just several years after the 2007-08 global food crisis, the "telltale drivers" of acute global food insecurity have returned, argues Asia Program associate Michael Kugelman in a new World Politics Review op-ed that draws on his recent trip to India.