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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific

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A New Japan?
The author discusses the various factors leading to the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the potential impact on future Japanese-American relations. By Michael Auslin. (American... 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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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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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...

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Tentative Deal on North Korea Plutonium Program
The article provides an overview of responses to the agreement on North Korean denuclearization, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Council on Foreign Relations, 02/13/2007) 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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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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International Affairs Forum Interview: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, UNESCO Peace Chair and Professor of Geopolitics at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education and a former editor of the Times of... 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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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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International Affairs Forum Interview: Brad Glosserman
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Brad Glosserman about Asian issues including North Korea. Mr. Glosserman is executive director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Pacific Forum in Honolul... 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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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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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 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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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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Military muscles bulging in SE Asia
Southeast Asia's arms market is booming, as governments in the region shell out funds for everything from light arms to fighter jets in a gathering race to keep pace with their neighbors. By David Is... 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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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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IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve
IA-Forum talks with IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, US Embassy, Tokyo. By Jason Miks. (1/27/2006) Read More...

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