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International Affairs Forum
Social Media: Asia/Pacific: East/Pacific

61-90 Social Media articles displayed
for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific Region

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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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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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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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Public Relations, North Korean Style
North Korea's launch of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the weekend was a political success for the Kim Jong-Il regime on a series of levels, writes Patrick deGategno (New Atlanticist, ... 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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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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ADB to Host Forum on Impact of Financial Crisis on Asia
Global recession hit Asian countries as well. Asian Development Bank will host Forum to discuss the methods to recover from this situsion. Many countries' high officials come and discuss. (ADB, 03/07/... Read More...


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Linking Indonesia’s Small Farmers to the Global Supply Chain
The Australian and Indonesian Governments and IFC are working together to help small farmers in Indonesia improve their income by linking them to the global supply chain. (IFC, 03/12/2009) Read More...


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Pakistan's All-Weather Friend
China offers investment, aid and expressions of brotherly love to its neighbor and Cold War-era ally. By Shahan Mufti. (Global Post, 02/18/2009) Read More...


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Help Philippines Save $100 Million Yearly Fuel Cost by Using Energy-Efficient Lights
Asian Development Bank provides $100 Million yearly to Philippines. This is for the latest technology lights development. This kind of support not only will enhance economic growth of the country but ... Read More...


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Burma/Myanmar After Nargis
The international community should build on the unprecedented cooperation between the Myanmar government and humanitarian agencies following cyclone Nargis and reverse longstanding, counterproductive ... Read More...


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Olympic Gamesmanship
China is changing, in many ways for the better, and further change in the right direction is not likely to result from a policy of isolating or sanctioning China, writes Richard Haass. (Project Syndic... Read More...


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Hope Vetoed
The Burmese military's moves to block international aid are no surprise, writes Ben Adams. (Progress Online, 06/02/2008) Read More...


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Melting Asia
China and India are increasingly keen to be seen to be tackling climate change; though it is dirtier, China is making a more convincing show of action. (The Economist, 06/05/2008) Read More...


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Crisis in Burma: Choosing Our Friends
The author describes the recent crackdown by the Burmese government on pro-democracy demonstrators, the refusal of China to seriously pressure the military junta to curb its repression, and the potent... Read More...


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A New Japan?
The author discusses the various factors leading to the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the potential impact on future Japanese-American relations. By Michael Auslin. (American... Read More...


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China’s Black Gold and Global Warming
The author discusses how the extensive use of coal has dangerous implications for the environment. While presenting several more environmentally friendly solutions, the author argues that these are u... Read More...


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China's Rise and the Taiwan Challenge
The authors discuss the rising influence of China and the increased push for full independence in Taiwan. In doing so, they highlight the importance of an extensive and calculated American policy vis ... Read More...


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Key step forward on North Korea
The author describes the release of North Korean funds as an important step towards denuclearization. However, the author also notes the dangerous precedent set by this action and the possibility tha... Read More...


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‘Success’ in North Korea Will Fail in the Long Run
The author argues that the deal brokered through the six-party talks to begin the denuclearization of North Korea will ultimately be ineffective. In this regard, the deal will not achieve North Korea... Read More...


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Tentative Deal on North Korea Plutonium Program
The article provides an overview of responses to the agreement on North Korean denuclearization, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Council on Foreign Relations, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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Apply Pressure to Firm Up the Six-Party Talks
The author discusses several policies the US should pursue in order to work towards North Korean denuclearization. By Bruce Klinger. (Heritage Foundation, 1/5/2007) Read More...


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Prudence and Realism in Japan’s Nuclear Options
The author discusses the possible Japanese decision to acquire nuclear weapons as a response to the threat from North Korea. The author also explores the potential affects of this choice on domestic,... Read More...


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Pyongyang’s Nuclear Ambitions: China Must Act as a “Responsible Stakeholder”
The author explains how the recent nuclear test by North Korea compromises Chinese interests and suggests how China should respond. By Jing Huang. (Brookings Institution, 10/13/2006) Read More...


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Nuclear Test Calls for Active Intolerance of North Korean Regime
The author discusses the implications of the recent North Korean nuclear testing and suggests how the US, China, and international community should respond. By Michael A. Needham. (Heritage Foundati... Read More...


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An Agenda for Myanmar
The author suggests how the United Nations should deal with Myanmar’s military junta. (International Herald Tribune, 9/26/2006) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, UNESCO Peace Chair and Professor of Geopolitics at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education and a former editor of the Times of... Read More...


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Searching for a Strategy: The Bush-Roh Summit
The author discusses the key issues that presidents Bush and Roh will discuss at the September US-South Korea summit in Washington. By Richard C. Bush III. (Brookings Institution, September 2006) Read More...


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How Oil Fuels Sino-U.S. Fires
The author explains how the competition over oil between China and the US is inextricably linked to a larger set of foreign policy issues. By Erica S. Downs. (Brookings Institution, 9/4/2006) Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Brad Glosserman
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Brad Glosserman about Asian issues including North Korea. Mr. Glosserman is executive director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Pacific Forum in Honolul... Read More...


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