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  • 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. ...
  • Ji, Guoxing (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    In the wake of a collision between a U.S. spy plane and a Chinese jet fighter off the coast of Hainan in April 2001, verbal skirmishing between the United States and China revealed sharply different conceptions of ...
  • Fox, Jefferson; Castella, Jean-Christophe; Ziegler, Alan D.; Westley, Sidney B. (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2014-05)
    For centuries, farmers in the mountainous region of mainland Southeast Asia have practiced shifting cultivation, with plots of land cultivated temporarily and then allowed to revert to secondary forest for a fallow period. ...
  • Gerasimov, Gennadi (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1998)
    The Russian media have undergone a revolution in the last decade, bursting free from state control and enjoying a brief, heady period of liberty. Starting in 1986, many media voices began vying for the attention of voracious ...
  • Cohen, David (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2002)
    Over the past eight years the UN Security Council has paid some $1.6 billion dollars to operate International Criminal Tribunals in Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Successfully pressured to establish a tribunal in East Timor, the ...
  • Noland, Marcus (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2014-04)
    Economic engagement between South and North Korea is often justified as a means of encouraging economic and social evolution in North Korea, with the ultimate goal of national unification. The South has invested heavily ...
  • Dong, Wonmo; Morrison, Charles Edward (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
    Once impoverished, South Korea is now an economically powerful and influential country. It is also increasingly democratic, and this month inaugurates its first popularly elected, civilian president in three decades, Kim ...
  • Wolman, Andrew (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2013-06)
    Summary: For decades, North Korea has been the site of brutal human rights violations, leaving the international community struggling to develop an effective response. This has been a particular policy dilemma in South ...
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