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  • 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 ...
  • Donovan, Deanna (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    As the economic crisis swept across Asia in 1997, gutting purchasing power in many countries, one potential silver lining seemed possible: a drop in demand for rhino and tiger parts, tortoises, wild orchids, fragrant woods, ...
  • Delaney, Michael J. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1999)
    The United States, leader of the free trade movement since World War II, has never faced higher stakes in the global arena. Asia's economic crisis is pummeling U.S. exports to the region. The 1998 overall U.S. trade deficit ...
  • Baker, Richard W. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    The fast-growing countries of Asia bordering the Pacific are undergoing a series of major, simultaneous transitions. The region's economies are growing explosively, almost beyond the control of national governments and ...
  • Bhaskara, Harry (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    Three weeks after the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., five journalists-from India, Fiji, Japan, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka-visiting the East-West Center on an exchange program accepted an invitation to ...
  • Chernov-Hwang, Julie (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 2012-09)
    The face of extremism in Indonesia has changed dramatically over the past decade. While the security threat from Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) and other Salafi-Jihadist groups remains, it has diminished significantly from its ...
  • Chang, T. C. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2004)
    The development of tourist destinations that transcend national borders, first envisioned in the 1950s, gained momentum in the 1990s. Whether facilitated by large regional organizations such as the Association ofSoutheast ...
  • Nelson, David (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    While international attention focuses on the widespread fires causing air pollution in Southeast Asia, a less obvious health threat is sickening thousands of Asians. Hazardous waste threatens millions of people in Asia, a ...
  • Aggarwal, Vinod K.; Ravenhill, John (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2001)
    With challenges mounting to the World Trade Organization's agenda of broad-based multilateral trade liberalization, many U.S. trade analysts are arguing for a less ambitious approach. They extol the virtues of reducing ...
  • Ledgerwood, Judy (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    As the United Nations reevaluates peacekeeping operations following setbacks in Somalia and Bosnia, it can point to the overall success of its mission in Cambodia. The massive UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) ...
  • Ortblad, Dennis J. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1996)
    Participation in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum has been a pillar of America's Asia policy as it seeks to move the region toward free trade and greater security. But U.S. efforts to lead APEC were stalled ...
  • Stern, Paula (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    The latest U.S.-Japan trade dispute and the shuffle in Japan's top leadership should not divert U.S. attention from the need to design a new trade policy toward Japan. A "get tough" policy driven by disputes involving ...
  • Westley, Sidney B.; Choe, Minja Kim; Retherford, Robert D. (Honolulu, HI: East-West Center, 2010-05)
    Fifty years ago, women in Asia were having, on average, more than five children each, and there was widespread fear of a "population explosion" in the region. Then birth rates began to fall--in several countries more steeply ...
  • Siddiqi, Toufiq A. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2007)
    South Asia's rapidly accelerating economic growth is accompanied by energy requirements that are increasing at a similar pace. The development of cleaner sources of electricity, such as hydropower; the establishment of ...
  • Amyx, Jennifer Ann (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2005)
    Regional financial cooperation in East Asia is proceeding with unprecedented intensity. Latest developments include two Asian Bond Funds, created by the regional central bankers group, and an Asian Bond Markets Initiative ...
  • Finucane, Melissa (Honolulu: East-West Center, 2009-05)
    The Pacific Islands are extraordinarily vulnerable to the effects of climate change. And although policymakers are turning to science to answer questions of how communities should deal with climate challenges, scientific ...
  • Mason, Andrew (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1997)
    For more than three decades the economic performance of eight East Asian economies has been the envy of the world. Though some of these "miracle economies" are now experiencing currency devaluations, stock market retrenchment, ...
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