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Seizing the State: The Emergence of a Distinct Security Actor in Myanmar
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Acting Director, Asia Program
Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia
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"Afghanistan is facing a pivotal moment. We’ve heard this before, but it’s never been more true today. The final U.S. withdrawal, unprecedented Taliban gains, and a floundering peace process underscore just how much Afghanistan’s future hangs in the balance."
Vice President of Programs and Director of Studies; Senior Advisor to the Asia Program; Senior Fellow in the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
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The 21st century will be defined by what happens in Asia. It is the source of incredible economic growth and tremendous upward potential, but is also riven with uncertainty, tension, and competition.
Program Coordinator and Associate for Southeast Asia, Asia Program
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Competition for Taiwan Scholars
Currently accepting applications for a month-long fellowship in summer 2021. This residential scholarship will bridge the worlds of academic research and policy implementation that will lead to enhanced relations between Taiwan and the United States.
Competition for Japan Scholars
Accepting applications on a rolling basis for a minimum period of three months. The Japan Scholar initiative is supported by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation to promote research on issues of mutual concern between Japan and the United States.