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  • Fesharaki, Fereidun; Wu, Kang; Banaszak, Sara (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2000)
    Asia's economic miracle has largely been fueled by coal and petroleum. Although Asia dominates the world liquefied natural gas market, gas has been underutilized in the region relative to its tremendous potential and gas ...
  • Naya, Seiji; Iboshi, Pearl Imada (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    The recent spectacular economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region has been fueled by the increasing trade and investment activities among nations of the region. For this to continue, barriers to trade and investment must ...
  • Kelsall, Michelle Staggs (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2009-09)
    In late 2008 the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) committed to creating a human rights body, which emerged as the Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (ICHR), the terms of reference (TOR) for which ...
  • Finin, Gerard A.; Wesley-Smith, Terence (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    At the time when many traditional Pacific powers-including the United States-are reducing their presence in the region, Japan is calling its first-ever summit with the Pacific Islands. The subject is how to increase ...
  • Smith, Hazel (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2009-02)
    The possibility that North Korean ships may be smuggling weapons of mass destruction is a matter of intense concern in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. The few reported incidents of North Korean ships involved in WMD ...
  • Hagen, Ronald E. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Nuclear power may have stopped growing throughout much of the world, but it is alive and thriving in Asia. Many Asian nations see nuclear power as one way to satisfy their growing power demands and reduce their dependence ...
  • Wu, Kang (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2008)
    Concerns about energy security affect economic performance and political stability all over the world, but nowhere are these issues more critical than in Asia and the Pacific. Oil is at the heart of the region's energy ...
  • Baker, Richard W. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
    Under fire for its foreign policy in Europe and Africa, the Clinton administration nevertheless appears headed for a diplomatic coup later this month. The event is an unprecedented meeting, hosted by the United States in ...
  • Pirie, Peter (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Despite some well-publicized pessimism about the future of the Pacific islands recently, the population and societal transitions now underway can provide grounds for optimism. The high death rates that followed European ...
  • Stephen, Elizabeth H. (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2011-11)
    The South Korean military currently is the sixth-largest in the world. But years of low birth rates have resulted in declining numbers of young men available for military service, and the country now faces the pressing ...
  • Reilly, Benjamin (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2003)
    Democracies need both strength and flexibility enough structure to transform a kaleidoscope of public opinion into coherent debate and effective policy, but enough openness to protect individual rights. Finding this balance ...
  • Blaikie, Piers M.; Muldavin, Joshua (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2004)
    How we arrive at knowledge and how we draw on knowledge to make policy have been the subject of vigorous debate and analysis. Simple models of expertise and action are gradually yielding to a more complex vision of how ...
  • Mason, Andrew; Lee, Sang-Hyop (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2011-02)
    Over the next 40 years, the most important demographic trend for the economies of the Asia Pacific region will be population aging. Caused primarily by declining birth rates, the shift in age structure will eventually ...
  • Aldrich, Daniel P. (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2012-01)
    Over the past fifty years, Japan has developed one of the most advanced commercial nuclear power programs in the world. This is largely due to the government's broad repertoire of policy instruments that have helped further ...
  • Ayoob, Mohammed (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    For nearly half a century Indian and American relations were strained by rival cold war alignments. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union and nearly a decade in which to reappraise each other, the two countries are ...
  • Edmonds, Christopher M.; Fuwa, Nobuhiko; Banik, Pabitra (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2006)
    The Indian economy's strong growth in recent years has given new impetus to long-standing efforts to develop the country's poorest rural areas. Growth has increased government resources and raised expectations among the ...
  • Ozawa, Terutomo (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    Just over a decade ago, the phenomenal economic growth of Japan was admired and even feared. It had pursued a successful strategy of industry upgrading to catch up with the West, maximizing bank-based, state-directed ...
  • Dorian, James P. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    Among the many regions suddenly opened to the outside world with the end of the Cold War are the five nations of Central Asia-Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan. These new nations, home to 50 ...
  • Prasso, Sheridan T. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    There are significant reasons why Cambodia has failed to establish a solid and stable economy, including the fact that most of its professionals and educated elite perished in the 1975 79 period under the Khmer Rouge. But ...
  • La Croix, Sumner J. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Protection of intellectual property such as patents, copyrights, and trade secrets has been one of the most contentious issues between the United States and Asia most recently, raising fears of a U.S.-China trade war. ...
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