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Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific

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for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific Region

Rise of China: The Debate and a Theoretical Analysis
Rise of China: The Debate and a Theoretical Analysis

Paper analyzes different viewpoints about the rise of China and whether it will do so peacefully. By Zeyu Peng. (01/15/2014)

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Neutralize Yasukuni Visits: A Step towards Resolving  the Yasukuni Controversy
Neutralize Yasukuni Visits: A Step towards Resolving the Yasukuni Controversy

Paper explores the Yasukuni Controversy between Japan and China and proposes steps to resolve the dispute. By Mengjia Wan (06/18/2014)

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Should China Declare a War On Terror?
Should China Declare a War On Terror?

China is experiencing a growing number of terrorists incidents.  How should it respond? By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (06/17/2014)

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Indonesia: Elections 2014
Indonesia: Elections 2014

Author provide analysis of Indonesian Presidential candidates and their parties. By Igor Dirgantara. (03/10/2014)

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The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam
The Ongoing Public Debt Crisis in the European Union: Impacts on and Lessons for Vietnam

Paper analyzes causes of public debt crisis, its impacts on the economy of Vietnam, and how to avoid a potential public debt crisis in Vietnam and guarantee sustainable development. By Dr. Nguyen A... Read More...



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The Korean Peninsula: Flirting with Conflict
All sides need to issue more reassuring statements, exercise caution during planned military exercises and, especially, the North must avoid further blatant disregard of its international obligations.... Read More...


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East Asia’s Turning Point
Political transitions in East Asia promise to mark a defining moment in the region’s jittery geopolitics, writes Brahma Chellaney (12/17/2012, Project Syndicate) Read More...


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An Army of Un
Is North Korea's new leader putting the country's powerful military in its place? By Ken E Gause (07/18/2012) Read More...


Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Author argues Chinese military buildup will only strengthen existing bilateral security deals of neighboring countries and open new ones, primarily with the US. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/20/... Read More...


China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
Former Ambassador David H. Shinn looks at Chinese security policy developments in Africa and the western Indian Ocean. By David H. Shinn. (05/01/2012) Read More...


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The United States in the New Asia
The Obama administration has an opportunity to help define new roles for the United States in this changing Asia. But to sustain its position in the region, Washington will need to move beyond its tra... Read More...


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Testing Time for U.S.-China Relations
President Obama’s conciliatory approach just postponed the already existing friction in U.S.-China relations. But like the times before, this rough patch will pass, too. The tone may have changed, but... Read More...


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Can an Unfree China Be Green?
President Obama has chosen to downplay the lack of freedom in China. By doing so, he gives up on a vital prerequisite for an effective, credible emission-control regime. By Lee Lane. (The American Ent... Read More...


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The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: Separating Facts from Myths
Re-examining typical assumptions of this bi-lateral relationship. Read More...


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Out of the Cold
Visits by US officials suggest formal dialogue with Burma is possible. By David I. Steinberg (Yale Global, 11/04/2009) Read More...


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Burma and Lonely Planet Guide
While crimes against humanity continue in Burma, the international community still lacks of proactive stance against the regime. By Nikolaj Nielsen (Foreign Policy Association 09/11/09) Read More...


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Burma: Surge in Political Prisoners
The military government in Burma has been increasing the number of political prisoners since 2007. (Human Rights Watch, 09/15/09) Read More...


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Cross-Strait Relations Improve
Taiwan and China have made impressive progress over the last year improving relations in the political and economic arenas, but China’s has continued to procure and deploy equipment that puts Taiwan a... Read More...


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Dangerous Prize
Nobel victories haven't protected past peace-prize winners like Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi. In many cases they've only made the repression they face worse. By Ronald R. Krebs (Foreign Policy, 07/30/2009... Read More...


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Xinjiang's Troubled History
The bloody events of mid-July in the Chinese province of Xinjiang, in which hundreds of people lost their lives, have their roots in a clash of cultures that is at least 1,400 years old. By Mark O'Nei... Read More...


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China Needs to Invest in Itself
China should reexamine how it uses its reserves and should increase domestic spending, writes Robert Tenorio (Asia Chronicle, 07/23/2009) Read More...


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Can China Keep Growing?
Discusses how China has reacted to the global financial crisis, how it fits into the global economy and if it will allow China to continue growing. Read More...


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Think Again: Asia's Rise
Minxin Pei refutes the myth about the dawn of an Asian Age by highlighting political, environmetal, and ideological problems facing emerging Asian powers. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, ... Read More...


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China’s Ethnic Fault Lines
In the wake of recent ethnic riots, China's hope for a “harmonious” society is under threat from cultural and linguistic divisions that are deeply rooted in her historical past. By Dru C. Gladney (Wa... Read More...


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China's Stock Market: A Marriage of Capitalism and Socialism.
An investigation of the growth of China's stock market despite a number of institutions commonly considered to adversely affect market growth. (Cato Institute, Fall 2006) Read More...


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North Korea's Other Crisis: An Economy in Tatters
An article detailing the economic crisis in North Korea, which is a result of further economic centralization of the economy, during what appears to be a wave of retrograde policies. (Time, 06/30/200... Read More...


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North Korea: Getting Back to Talks
Finding a way to resume talks on ending the nuclear program may appear to reward Pyongyang’s bad behaviour, but diplomacy is still the least bad option. (Crisis Group, 06/18/2009) Read More...


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Don’t Make It Worse
In response to North Korea’s nuclear tests, calls for switching to a military track should be resisted. The art of politics is not to turn a problem into a threat and a threat into an armed conflict. ... Read More...


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North Korea’s Nuclear Tantrum
North Korea’s decision to conduct another nuclear test is a new chapter in leader Kim Jong Il’s fight for recognition, writes Shim Jae Hoon. (Yale Global, 05/28/2009) Read More...


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China’s Final Frontier
The remote, rebellious western provinces of Tibet and Xinjiang are China’s poorest, but they hold vast natural wealth which Beijing is determined to control. By Parag Khanna (Prospect, June 2009) Read More...


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