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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gordon, Bernard K. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
    U.S. trade deficits with Japan and other countries have led many to believe that Asia is the source of America's trade problems and that Latin America is the "natural market" for the United States. In fact, the worldwide ...
  • Rambo, A. Terry; Nguyen, Manh Hùng; Jamieson, Neil L. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
    In recent years, Vietnam has reappeared in U.S. newspaper headlines. This time the country is cast as a new land of opportunity, one whose vast natural and human resources are certain to make it and all who invest in it ...
  • Halloran, Richard; Schidlovsky, John (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
    On the eve of President Clinton's trip to Tokyo to attend the July summit of industrial nations, the East-West Center asked 14 leading Asian and Pacific journalists-all of whom have been associated with the Center-for their ...
  • Korten, Frances F. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1993)
    With environmental problems and hard currency shortages increasing across Asia, many are promoting a joint solution: massive lending by multilateral development banks for environmental projects. The banks have responded ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Brown, Tim; Xenos, Peter (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    Asia, with more than half of the world's population, is in the early phases of an explosive HIV/AIDS epidemic. While AIDS became a significant factor in the Western Hemisphere and in Africa in the early 1980s, the disease ...
  • Mason, Karen Oppenheim (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1994)
    In September 1994 an International Conference on Population and Development, involving government leaders and nongovernmental organizations, will convene in Cairo to debate future population policy for the globe. A major ...
  • 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? ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Gladney, Dru C. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Foreigners and the Chinese themselves typically picture China's population as a vast monolithic Han majority with a sprinkling of exotic minorities living along the country's borders. This understates China's tremendous ...
  • Riley, Nancy E. (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    Ever since the Chinese Communists promised to make women equal partners in the revolution, the country has been closely watched for its record on women's status. China's accomplishments are notable. After centuries of ...
  • Fesharaki, Fereidun; Clark, Allen L.; Duangchai Intarapravich (Honolulu: East-West Center, 1995)
    The demand for energy is growing faster in the Asia-Pacific region than anywhere else in the world, driven by the region's rapid economic growth and increasing population. Faced with booming electricity needs but fearful ...

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