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April 23, 2005

Economics
A glass half empty, in three different ways

It seems to me that there are three big risks - the result of what economists like to call imbalances -- hanging over the global economy, even leaving aside the possibility of an old fashioned oil su…

June 11, 2008

China
Religion and the Future of China

Session One : China’s Dynamic Religious LandscapeBrian Grim, Senior Research Fellow in Religion and World Affairs, Pew Forum on Religion & Public LifeFenggang Yang, Director, Center on Religion and C…

June 11, 2008

China
Symposium on Religion and the Future of China

This symposium was made possible by the generosity of the Henry Luce Foundation.

June 11, 2008

China
Symposium on Religion and the Future of China: Session Two: Religion and the State

Watch experts discuss the role of religion in China with regard to the government

June 11, 2008

China
Religion and the Future of China, Session Two: Religion and the State

This event is part of the Religion and Foreign Policy Symposia Series, which is made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.   MINKY WORDEN:  Thank you all for joining us to…

October 4, 2013

Political Transitions
You Might Have Missed: Japanese Drones, Shutdown, CIA in Syria

John Hudson, “U.S. Rules Out a New Drone War in Iraq,” Foreign Policy Magazine, October 3, 2013. In 2013 alone, Iraq is averaging 68 car bombings a month. The United Nations reports that 5,740 civil…

October 15, 2013

Pakistan
No Exit from Pakistan

The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes.

June 11, 2014

China
Chinese Cyber Espionage: We Know the Who, How, Why, and Why it Matters--We’re Missing the What to Do

Three documents that came out this week lay out the "who," "how," "why," and "why it matters" of Chinese cyber espionage. Unfortunately, we still lack the "what to do." The "who" and "how" was conta…

A demonstrator from the pro-China "Caring Hong Kong Power" group protests over claims from former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency (NSA) hacked computers in the Chinese territory, outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong July on 9, 2013. (Bobby Yip/Courtesy Reuters)

May 23, 2014

Russia
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of May 23, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Tumultuous times for Thailand. On Thursday, Thailand’s army …

Anti-government protesters get ready to leave their main encampment after a military coup was declared in Bangkok on May 22, 2014 (Damir Sagolj/Courtesy Reuters).

August 15, 2014

Russia
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of August 15, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Andrew Hill, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Pope Francis draws thousands on his first trip to Asia. Pope Fra…

A woman holds a picture of Pope Francis while waiting for his arrival for the Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup stadium in Daejeon August 15, 2014. Pope Francis on Friday commemorated the more than 300 people killed in a ferry disaster in April, and called on South Koreans, among Asia's richest people, to beware of the spiritual "cancer" that often accompanies affluent societies. REUTERS/Lee Jin-man/Pool (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: RELIGION POLITICS)