Posts By Gordon Hein

In The News

A Tribute to Renowned Asia Expert, Professor Robert Scalapino

October 20, 2010

Note: This is an excerpt from a tribute to Professor Robert Scalapino, delivered at a symposium in his honor on October 14 hosted by the Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of California-Berkeley and co-sponsored by The Asia Foundation, The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for […]

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The Afghan People’s Voice

March 25, 2009

Next Sunday in The Hague, the United Nations will gather top diplomats from Afghanistan, the United States, and more than 80 other countries to discuss development and stability in Afghanistan. The Obama administration is expected to unveil details of its new Afghanistan strategy at this conference. It has been over seven years since the international […]

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Notes from the Field

The 2008 U.S.-Islamic World Regional Forum – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

October 15, 2008

Since the U.S.-Islamic World Forum’s launch by the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution in 2004, it has made important contributions to dialogue and understanding, and has served as a catalyst for action among organizations from many countries. It is our belief ” and our hope ” that by holding this conference in Southeast Asia, […]

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Thailand’s Beaches: Creating Opportunity Out of Disaster

January 23, 2008

Before the 2004 tsunami, in provinces like Phuket, Thailand, high-end luxury resorts studded the coastline, like shimmering jewels. Over the last fifty years, in order to make way for hotels, significant numbers of coral reefs and mangrove forests were damaged or destroyed. These reefs and mangrove forests are organic buffers against storms and erosions”nature’s natural […]

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