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

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for the Asia/Pacific/East/Pacific Region

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Preemption and North Korea
The authors discuss the threat from North Korea and explain why preemption is the wrong policy decision for the US. Rather, the US should offer Pyongyang a series of positive inducements as a means t... Read More...


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Countering North Korea’s Missiles: The Missile Defense System the U.S. Should Have
The author explains why an effective missile defense system is the best policy for the US to use against North Korea. By Baker Spring. (Heritage Foundation, 6/21/2006) Read More...


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A North Korean Missile Test: Implications for the U.S. and the Region
The author discusses the effects of a North Korean missile test and suggests how the US and the international community should respond. By Balbina Y. Hwang. (Heritage Foundation, 6/20/2006) Read More...


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Why Indonesia needs a new politics
The author describes the increasing Islamicization of Indonesia as well the political response to this trend. By Michael Vatikiotis. (International Herald Tribune, 6/19/2006) Read More...


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Japan: Ready for a real army
The author describes the growing role of the Japanese military. By Patrick M. Cronin. (International Herald Tribune, 6/15/2006) Read More...


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Burma’s Humanitarian Crisis in the Making
The author describes the crisis in Burma and suggests how the international community should respond. By Dana Dillon. (Heritage Foundation, 6/13/2006) Read More...


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At What Cost Israel-China Ties?
The author discusses how increasing ties between China and the Jewish state are serving to undermine and weaken the American-Israeli relationship. By P.R. Kumaraswamy. (Middle East Forum, Spring 200... Read More...


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North Korea’s Military-First Policy: A Curse or a Blessing?
The author argues that the extensive role of the military in North Korea has the potential to be positive for the country's economic and infrastructure development. By Alexander V. Vorontsov. (Brook... Read More...


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China's Africa Strategy
The authors discuss how and why China has begun to play a larger role in Africa. They also offer possible implications of the increased Sino influence both in terms of Africa’s development and Americ... Read More...


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Military muscles bulging in SE Asia
Southeast Asia's arms market is booming, as governments in the region shell out funds for everything from light arms to fighter jets in a gathering race to keep pace with their neighbors. By David Is... Read More...


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China acts to rein in its surging economy
Author looks at the recent trends in Chinese monetary anf fiscal policy, and what effects these have on the global economy as a whole. By Keith Bradsher (IHT, 04/28/06) Read More...


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China’s new Latin American revolution
This article looks at China's growing relationship with Latin America and the challenge this represents to the U.S., the traditional power in the region. By Humphrey Hawksley (FT Times 4/4/2006) Read More...


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Japan eyes huge Asia trade bloc
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry states that it wishes to create a Pan-Asian Free Trade Zone that would include China and India, the world's largest emerging markets.(BBC, 4/4/2006... Read More...


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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve
IA-Forum talks with IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, US Embassy, Tokyo. By Jason Miks. (1/27/2006) Read More...


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NEWSMAKER: Condoleezza Rice
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks with Jim Lehrer about the North Korea six-party talks, Iraq, and the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. by Jim Lehrer (Online NewsHour, 28 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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Pirates get cut-throat in strait
Already financially stretched governments in the Malacca Strait continue to face the problem of piracy in this critical maritime passage. Though there was a lull in piracy incidents after the late-20... Read More...


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Politics: Women's Insight
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has tried with this survey to identify what change is attributable to the ever greater presence of women in politics and what their qualitative impact has been on p... Read More...


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Is America Losing Its Edge?
For 50 years, the United States has maintained its economic edge by being better and faster than any other country at inventing and exploiting new technologies. Today, however, its dominance is starti... Read More...


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N Korea's statement in full
The following text is the full statement released on Thursday by North Korea's KCNA news agency. North Korea refers to itself as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). (BBC 10-02-05) Read More...


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Latin America's Chinese puzzle
The potential for profit in forging commercial ties with China has left some in the Caribbean and Central and South America positively giddy. But nothing is guaranteed. (The Miami Herald, 11/13/2004) Read More...


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Chinese officials focus on trade
The president of China and other high-ranking Chinese officials began a tour of Latin America in Brazil intending to enhance trade for the booming nation of 1.3 billion people. (The Miami Herald, 11/1... Read More...


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China Threatens War With Taiwan by 2008
A senior Chinese official warned that Beijing would not rule out war with Taiwan if the island's resident pursues his plan to adopt a new constitution by 2008. (Newsmax, 07/30/2004) Read More...


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Hizb ut-Tahrir: An Emerging Threat to U.S. Interests in Central Asia
Discusses Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami (Islamic Party of Liberation) as an emerging threat to American interests in Central and South Asia and the Middle East. By Dr. Ariel C(Heritage Foundation, 5/30/200... Read More...


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Promoting a Collective Response to Terrorism in Southeast Asia
While some countries in Southeast Asia have made considerable progress combating terrorism, the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia's premier multilateral organization,... Read More...


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China and Missile Defense
NMD or TMD could provoke a destabilizing arms race in East Asia. A panel discussion with Dr. Ronald Montaperto and Dr. Michael O'Hanlon. (Nixon Center, 10/19/2000) Read More...


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A Geostrategy for Eurasia
The United States should begin paving the way to a transcontinental security system that will ensure Eurasia's future is more peaceful than its past. By Zbigniew Brzezinski. (Foreign Affairs, 9/1/199... Read More...


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The U.S., China, and the Future of East Asia
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Thinking About TMD: Relations With China and Asia’s Stability
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