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Social Media: Asia/Pacific

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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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Why Indonesia needs a new politics
The author describes the increasing Islamicization of Indonesia as well the political response to this trend. By Michael Vatikiotis. (International Herald Tribune, 6/19/2006) Read More...

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Japan: Ready for a real army
The author describes the growing role of the Japanese military. By Patrick M. Cronin. (International Herald Tribune, 6/15/2006) Read More...

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Burma’s Humanitarian Crisis in the Making
The author describes the crisis in Burma and suggests how the international community should respond. By Dana Dillon. (Heritage Foundation, 6/13/2006) Read More...

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At What Cost Israel-China Ties?
The author discusses how increasing ties between China and the Jewish state are serving to undermine and weaken the American-Israeli relationship. By P.R. Kumaraswamy. (Middle East Forum, Spring 200... Read More...

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North Korea’s Military-First Policy: A Curse or a Blessing?
The author argues that the extensive role of the military in North Korea has the potential to be positive for the country's economic and infrastructure development. By Alexander V. Vorontsov. (Brook... Read More...

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The Taliban comeback: Losing Afghanistan
The author examines the role of Pakistan in aiding the rising influence of the Taliban in Afghanistan. The author also provides several policy recommendations for both the Afghan government and the i... Read More...

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China's Africa Strategy
The authors discuss how and why China has begun to play a larger role in Africa. They also offer possible implications of the increased Sino influence both in terms of Africa’s development and Americ... Read More...

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China acts to rein in its surging economy
Author looks at the recent trends in Chinese monetary anf fiscal policy, and what effects these have on the global economy as a whole. By Keith Bradsher (IHT, 04/28/06) Read More...

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EU-China tariff war hits shoes
Article focuses on a looming trade dispute between China and the European Union that highlights shoe manufacturing as a source of conflict. (The Guardian, 4/7/06) Read More...

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China’s new Latin American revolution
This article looks at China's growing relationship with Latin America and the challenge this represents to the U.S., the traditional power in the region. By Humphrey Hawksley (FT Times 4/4/2006) Read More...

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Japan eyes huge Asia trade bloc
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry states that it wishes to create a Pan-Asian Free Trade Zone that would include China and India, the world's largest emerging markets.(BBC, 4/4/2006... Read More...

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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...

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The Security Threat Situation in the Asia-Pacific Region: Current Trends and Developments
Paper that discusses potential security threat situations in the Asia-Pacific region. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (IA-Forum, 12/29/2005) Read More...

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Chinese, Russian Militaries To Hold First Joint Drills
Chinese and Russian military forces will hold their first combined exercise. The possible goals of this exercise appear to be to strengthen their alliance in the face of the U.S. presence in Central ... Read More...

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Politics: Women's Insight
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has tried with this survey to identify what change is attributable to the ever greater presence of women in politics and what their qualitative impact has been on p... Read More...

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Making Democracies Work: Social Capital and Civic Engagement in 47 Societies
The study establishes predictable patterns in the distribution of social capital around the world, and long-standing cultural traditions and historical legacies can help to explain the contrasts found... Read More...

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SAARC Nations to Pursue Common Stand in WTO
Discusses the reasons behind and future plans of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). (The Daily Star, 11/26/04) Read More...

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Latin America's Chinese puzzle
The potential for profit in forging commercial ties with China has left some in the Caribbean and Central and South America positively giddy. But nothing is guaranteed. (The Miami Herald, 11/13/2004) Read More...

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Chinese officials focus on trade
The president of China and other high-ranking Chinese officials began a tour of Latin America in Brazil intending to enhance trade for the booming nation of 1.3 billion people. (The Miami Herald, 11/1... Read More...

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