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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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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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Sri Lanka’s Judiciary
The Sri Lankan government must reform the country’s judicial system urgently if the military defeat of the Tamil Tigers is to lead to a lasting peace. (Crisis Group, 06/30/2009) 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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Afghanistan's Election Challenges
The enormous international resources and attention now focused on Afghanistan’s elections must be channelled into strategically strengthening the country’s political institutions. (International Crisi... Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. Douglas P. Fry
IA Forum speaks with Professor Douglas P. Fry about his book Beyond War, an... 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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Time to Bring Mahatma Gandhi Back
India’s essential challenge is to take up Gandhi’s mantle and boldly imagine a future that is different from the West’s present, writes Mira Kamdar. (Project Syndicate, 06/11/2009) 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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Changing Focus in Pakistan
The local participatory approach to development is an alternative to the terribly wasteful and even harmful top-down approach to international aid used previously in Pakistan. By Yossef Ben-Meir. (Asi... 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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Will China Save the World from Depression?
China's stimulus package is not likely to bail out either the Chinese peasants or the global economy, says Walden Bello. (Foreign Policy In Focus, 05/19/2009) Read More...

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Why LTTE Failed
Its performance in Eelam War IV glaringly displayed Prabakaran’s limitations in mastering the art of conventional warfare. By R. Hariharan (Frontline, 05/08/2009) Read More...

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Crisis of Value
Paper that examines the current global financial crisis and bailout. By Darlington Chisenga. (05/05/2009) Read More...

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Change We Can’t Believe In
Pakistan's military has used the threat from militant groups to maintain power, delegitimize the civilian government and—most crucial of all—keep aid flowing from the United States, says Fareed Zakari... Read More...

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China at the Wheel of the World: Sissy or Superpower?
Author analyses the factors driving China's cautious approach to global leadership. By Thomas Barnett (Esquire, 05/01/2009) Read More...

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A Year After Nargis
Despite the fact that a full year has passed since the disaster, relief from international agencies, originally blocked by the junta, remains sporadic, paltry and tragically late, writes Nava Thakuria... Read More...

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Afghanistan Report: A Ten-Year Framework for the Future
Chairman of the Institute for State Effectiveness and former Afghan Minister of Finance Dr. Ashraf Ghani outlines a medium-term framework for state-building in Afghanistan. (Atlantic Council, April 20... Read More...

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India's Electoral Politics
As the world's largest democracy goes to the polls, this Backgrounder looks at the laws, major players, and issues, including economic reform, caste, and religion, that have shaped India's politics. ... Read More...

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TIBET: A Case for Quiet Diplomacy
The record of the Dalai Lama’s talks with Jawaharlal Nehru when they first met after he left Tibet yields conclusions that are still relevant. (Frontline, 04/24/2009) Read More...

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How Dangerous Are the Taliban?
The Taliban and al Qaeda may not pose enough of a threat to the United States to make a long war in Afghanistan worth the costs, writes John Mueller. (Foreign Affairs, 04/15/2009) Read More...

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Development Assistance and Conflict in Sri Lanka
Before committing any additional development assistance, donors must insist that the government has taken tangible steps towards democratic political transformation in both the north and the east. (Cr... Read More...

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Nerves On Test
No political solution is in sight to conflict in Sri Lanka even as the prolonged war spells misery to hapless citizens caught in the crossfire. By B. Murlidhar Reddy (Frontline, 04/11/2009) Read More...

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Dancing To The Terrorists' Tune
The lack of faith between India and Pakistan is preventing a concerted effort to combat terrorist threats. By Jawed Nazvi (DAWN, 04/02/2009) Read More...

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Bangladesh Prime Minister stepped toward the support for Agricultural sector in rural area. (TMC net .com, 03/22/2009) Read More...

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Is China the New America?
The Great Depression made the United States the world's unquestioned financial leader. The current crisis can do the same for China. By Harold James. (Foreign Policy, March 2009) Read More...

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Sri Lanka: Roads to Development
The World Bank fosters the infrastructure development in Sri Lanka. This is an important step for development. (World Bank, 03/16/2009) Read More...

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ADB Loan to Build Future for Struggling City in Viet Nam
ADB decided to provide loan with Vietnam. This is aimed at the alleviation of overpopulation of metropolitan-cities in Vietnam. Will this work? (ADB, 03/10/2009) Read More...

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