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  • Siddiqi, Toufiq A. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2004)
    India and Pakistan have had volatile relations ever since they became independent of Britain in 1947. Frequent hostility has stifled cooperation between the two countries and inhibited development in the region. Recently, ...
  • Baker, Richard W. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1998)
    Indonesia has emerged as the most serious casualty of Asia's financial turmoil. Until recently hailed as a model of successful economic growth, Indonesia is facing a grave crisis which is, in the most fundamental sense, ...
  • Schwarz, Adam (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Indonesia, the fourth largest country in the world and a leader in Southeast Asia, is still largely unknown to most Americans. Yet, as a key player in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum Indonesia has had a central ...
  • Mishra, Vinod K.; Retherford, Robert D.; Smith, Kirk R. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2002)
    Air pollution in big cities gets headlines, but in many rural areas of developing countries indoor air pollution is an even more serious health problem. Long-term exposure to smoke from cooking indoors with wood, animal ...
  • Burkett, Maxine (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2011-01)
    As the effects of climate change intensify, time is running out for millions living in Asia Pacific coastal and island communities. Many will be forced to leave their homes within the next half-century because of increased ...
  • Alagappa, Muthiah (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1998)
    International response to recent nuclear tests by India and Pakistan have been dominated by two policy frameworks: one rooted in considerations of the non-proliferation regime and the other in the belief that the Indo-Pakistani ...
  • Ernst, Dieter (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2000)
    Because of the speed, flexibility, and efficiency that it offers, the Internet has become the means for conducting growing numbers of transactions between suppliers and large international corporations. In this way, the ...
  • Un, Kheang; Ledgerwood, Judy (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2010-06)
    At his trial under an international hybrid tribunal, the notorious member of the Khmer Rouge regime Kaing Guek Eav, known as "Duch," admitted to being responsible for the deaths of more than 12,000 people between 1975 and ...
  • Armacost, Michael H. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1992)
    Subtle changes in Japanese thinking about the United States have taken place in recent years, although an effective relationship with Washington remains the foundation of Japanese foreign policy. Many in Japan regard the ...
  • Curtis, Gerald L. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    Japan, whose modern history includes revolutionary change during the Meiji Restoration and after WWII, is again facing the prospect of remaking itself. This time the impetus is a decade of stagnant economic growth and the ...
  • Morrison, Charles Edward; Oksenberg, Michel (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1992)
    The October 23-28 visit of Japanese Emperor Akihito to China symbolizes the strengthening of relations between East Asia's two giants and carries important implications for the United States. For China, the visit caps a ...
  • Smith, Sheila A. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    Since the end of the Cold War, U.S. and Japanese policy-makers have successfully reaffirmed the U.S. Japan security alliance. Yet, even as they have done so, a series of events has revealed a deeper ambivalence in Japan ...
  • Cohen, David (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2006)
    From 2000 to 2005, a UN-sponsored tribunal in East Timor sought to achieve accountability for violence associated with the 1999 vote for independence from Indonesia. Despite criticism of the tribunal's performance, the UN ...
  • So, Sokbunthoeun (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2010-08)
    In Cambodia, an increasing demand for land has accompanied rapid economic expansion over the past decade, leading to land tenure insecurity for many of the country's poor. Despite the adoption of a new land law in 2001 and ...
  • Clough, Ralph N. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1992)
    The Legislative Yuan election in Taiwan on December 19, when for the first time all the members will be elected from Taiwan, will be a crucial turning point in the island's domestic politics and carry important implications ...
  • Shea, Eileen L. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    Earth's climate is in a state of flux. Whether in terms of relatively short-term shifts, called climate variability, or long-term climate change associated with greenhouse gases, consequences of changing climate conditions ...
  • Smith, Kirk R. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    For several decades developed countries have sought to protect the health of their citizens by monitoring and regulating outdoor air pollution. But are smog and other outdoor pollutants the gravest dangers to human health? ...
  • Wu, Kang; Fesharaki, Fereidun (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2002)
    The Middle East is Asia Pacific's largest energy supplier, satisfying a demand for oil that must keep pace with the region's continued economic growth. This dependence on the Middle East has caused Asia Pacific to join the ...
  • Dove, Michael (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    As more and more of the world's tropical rainforests are cut down, environmentalists have come up with a new idea to stop the destruction: marketing non-timber products from the rainforest. They argue that if Western ...
  • White, Geoffrey M. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Earlier this year the Smithsonian Institution announced that it would replace a planned exhibit on the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a small exhibit of just the plane that bombed Hiroshima (the Enola Gay) ...
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