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Netanyahu's the Key

Sep 10, 2010
Of all the questions hovering over the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in Egypt, the most intriguing and consequential are these: who is Benjamin Netanyahu, and is he willing to break his sacred taboos on issues like Jerusalem and borders to reach a historic agreement with the Palestinians? As important as Obama and Abbas are to the negotiations, Netanyahu is the key, writes Public Policy Scholar Aaron David Miller.

<i>Asia Today</i> emphasizes NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analyses on DPRK succession and PRC leverage over Pyongyang

Sep 09, 2010
The piece highlights how the misinterpretation of Kim Jong Il's trip to China originates from over exaggerated notions of Chinese leverage over the DPRK among experts in the US.

<i>Yonhap News</i> highlights NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analysis of DPRK-PRC relations

Sep 08, 2010
The article covered the Wilson Center Asia Program event "Knowing the North: Intelligence and Intentions of the DPRK" from September 8, 2010.

<i>Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in South East Asia, 1945-1962</i>, edited by CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann is reviewed on H-Diplo.

Sep 07, 2010
Connecting Histories draws on newly available archival documentation from both Western and Asian countries to explore decolonization, the Cold War, and the establishment of a new international order in post-World War II Southeast Asia.

Change to Title VIII-Supported Grants

Sep 07, 2010
Based on recent changes set forth by the United States Department of State, applications for Title VIII-funded grant programs will be accepted from U.S. Citizens only until further notice.