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Strategic Asia: China’s Military Challenge

China’s military modernization has now reached a level that could disrupt the current balance of power in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. Moreover, Chinese military spending is expected to continue rising, while the U.S. defense expenditures is likely to come under increased pressure due to budgetary constraints.

Green Urbanization in Asia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taiwan's Energy Conundrum

This Special Report explores the complex set of opportunities and challenges inherent in Taiwan’s energy profile. Ssu-li Chang describes the profile, and also considers the possible impact of changed pricing mechanisms and increased reliance on nuclear energy. Herng-Shinn Hwang, outlines the promise of alternative “green” energies. Chi-yuan Liang surveys Taiwan’s energy security, comparing Taiwan’s performance in energy usage with major nations around the world.

Wilson Center Seeks Japan Expert for Associate Position

The Woodrow Wilson Center's Asia Program is seeking applications from all qualified candidates for the position of Asia Program Associate, whose duties will focus on the Center's Northeast Asia programming, particularly regarding Japan. The deadline for applications has changed. It is now Friday, May 18, 2012.

East Asian National Identities: Common Roots and Chinese Exceptionalism

This rigorous comparative study of national identity in Japan, South Korea, and China examines countries with long histories influenced by Confucian thought, surging nationalism, and far-reaching ambitions for regional importance. East Asian National Identities compares national identities in terms of six dimensions encompassing ideology; history; the salience of cultural, political, and economic factors; superiority as a model national community; displacement of the U.S. in Asia; and depth of national identity.

Confrontation Controlled: Sino-American Relations and the Taiwan Strait Crisis in 1962

Wilson Center ECNU Scholar Ming Chen will present on Confrontation Controlled: Sino-American Relations and the Taiwan Strait Crisis in 1962.

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