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The Pakistan Time Bomb
The author describes the overall poor performance of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, possible Pakistani support for the Taliban, and the need to rebuild Pakistani civil society and a broader gov... Read More...


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China’s Black Gold and Global Warming
The author discusses how the extensive use of coal has dangerous implications for the environment. While presenting several more environmentally friendly solutions, the author argues that these are u... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Bradley Babson
IA Forum speaks with former World Bank official Bradley Babson about development in North Korea. By Tristan Webb (06/18/07) Read More...


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China's Rise and the Taiwan Challenge
The authors discuss the rising influence of China and the increased push for full independence in Taiwan. In doing so, they highlight the importance of an extensive and calculated American policy vis ... Read More...


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Case Closed: The Debate about Global Warming is Over
Greenhouse gases are an air pollution problem, and in the past have cost significantly less to fix than projected, while declining faster than expected. This gives cause to hope that artificial greenh... Read More...


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Global Warming: Who Loses--And Who Wins?
If Earth's climate changes meaningfully, there could be broad-based disruption of the global economy unparalleled by an event other than World War II. Huge sums will be made and lost if the global cli... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Kenneth Pyle
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Kenneth Pyle
IA Forum discusses Japan's constitution with Professor Kenneth Pyle, author of the new book 'Japan Rising'. By Jason Miks (05/17/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum interview: Professor J A A Stockwin
IA-Forum interview: Professor J A A Stockwin
Professor J A A Stockwin, Emeritus Fellow of the Nissan Institute at Oxford University, discusses the similarities and differences between Japanese and UK politics. By Jason Miks (05/02/2007) Read More...


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Key step forward on North Korea
The author describes the release of North Korean funds as an important step towards denuclearization. However, the author also notes the dangerous precedent set by this action and the possibility tha... Read More...


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‘Success’ in North Korea Will Fail in the Long Run
The author argues that the deal brokered through the six-party talks to begin the denuclearization of North Korea will ultimately be ineffective. In this regard, the deal will not achieve North Korea... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum discusses the 6-party talks with Peter Beck, Seoul-based director of the Northeast Asia Project of the International Crisis Group. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 2/16/2007) Read More...


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The North Korean Denuclearization Agreement
An outline of the North Korean denuclearization agreement, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Korea Times, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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Shiite-Sunni conflict rises in Pakistan
The author discusses and explains possible origins of the rising sectarian violence in Pakistan. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 2/2/2007) Read More...


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Apply Pressure to Firm Up the Six-Party Talks
The author discusses several policies the US should pursue in order to work towards North Korean denuclearization. By Bruce Klinger. (Heritage Foundation, 1/5/2007) Read More...


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India and the United States: A New Era
The author discusses how the new US-Indian cooperation on nuclear technology enables the US to push for progress on the Kashmir issue. By Bruce Riedel. (Brookings Institution, 12/18/2006) Read More...


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Prudence and Realism in Japan’s Nuclear Options
The author discusses the possible Japanese decision to acquire nuclear weapons as a response to the threat from North Korea. The author also explores the potential affects of this choice on domestic,... Read More...


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Pyongyang’s Nuclear Ambitions: China Must Act as a “Responsible Stakeholder”
The author explains how the recent nuclear test by North Korea compromises Chinese interests and suggests how China should respond. By Jing Huang. (Brookings Institution, 10/13/2006) Read More...


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Nuclear Test Calls for Active Intolerance of North Korean Regime
The author discusses the implications of the recent North Korean nuclear testing and suggests how the US, China, and international community should respond. By Michael A. Needham. (Heritage Foundati... Read More...


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An Agenda for Myanmar
The author suggests how the United Nations should deal with Myanmar’s military junta. (International Herald Tribune, 9/26/2006) Read More...


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Searching for a Strategy: The Bush-Roh Summit
The author discusses the key issues that presidents Bush and Roh will discuss at the September US-South Korea summit in Washington. By Richard C. Bush III. (Brookings Institution, September 2006) Read More...


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Iranian nuclear issue is putting the region, global peace at risk
Mr. Perwita, dean of social and political sciences at Indonesian Parahyangan Catholic University, questions what role the Muslim world and particularly Indonesia can play in helping seek a solution to... Read More...


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Full Text of Premier Wen's Speech at the 6th ASEM Summit
Premier Wen draws out China's future with Europe, calling for Deepening Asian-European Cooperation. (China Daily News, 11/09/2006) Read More...


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Three Steps to Improve Counterterrorism Cooperation with Pakistan
The author explains how US policy towards Pakistan should be directed so that the war on terrorism can be fought more effectively. By Lisa Curtis. (Heritage Foundation, 8/18/2006) Read More...


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How Oil Fuels Sino-U.S. Fires
The author explains how the competition over oil between China and the US is inextricably linked to a larger set of foreign policy issues. By Erica S. Downs. (Brookings Institution, 9/4/2006) Read More...


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Preemption and North Korea
The authors discuss the threat from North Korea and explain why preemption is the wrong policy decision for the US. Rather, the US should offer Pyongyang a series of positive inducements as a means t... Read More...


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Is Pakistan ready for democracy in ’07?
The author discusses the prospects for increased democratization in Pakistan. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/30/2006) Read More...


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Countering North Korea’s Missiles: The Missile Defense System the U.S. Should Have
The author explains why an effective missile defense system is the best policy for the US to use against North Korea. By Baker Spring. (Heritage Foundation, 6/21/2006) Read More...


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The India Model
After almost a century of stagnant growth, India has in the past decade transformed itself into a rapidly emerging market. Author descries how India did this not by copying the policies of other Asi... Read More...


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A North Korean Missile Test: Implications for the U.S. and the Region
The author discusses the effects of a North Korean missile test and suggests how the US and the international community should respond. By Balbina Y. Hwang. (Heritage Foundation, 6/20/2006) Read More...


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Why the Taliban appeals to Pakistani youth
The author explains why many Pakistani youth in tribal areas are drawn to the Taliban. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 6/16/2006) Read More...


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