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President Obama Goes to Asia

November 4, 2009

On Thursday, November 5, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace will host and stream live a discussion on President Obama’s trip to Asia next week. Asia Foundation Trustee Douglas Paal, who is Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will discuss President Obama’s trip with Michael Pettis, a senior associate in […]

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Reducing Piracy in Southeast Asia

August 5, 2009

Historically, the idea of piracy carries with it a romantic image of sailing ships, handsome swashbucklers like Errol Flynn, and Jolly Roger flags. But in recent years maritime piracy has become a security problem of substantial proportions. Attacks of late have most notably occurred off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden, […]

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Transparent Warriors

July 22, 2009

In a recent piece on Foreign Policy.com, The Asia Foundation’s Yeling Tan and Ann Florini, a professor and director of the Centre on Asia and Globalisation, National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, challenge the traditional norms in ranking countries for their openness and transparency, and present surprising scenarios of two […]

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Analyzing America’s Role in China, Indonesia and Singapore

February 18, 2009

Less than a month after taking the oath of office, President Barack Obama has shown he wants to engage with Asia in a serious, meaningful way. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first overseas trip is not to Europe or the Middle East, but to Asia. Her high-profile, week-long trip to Japan, Indonesia, South Korea, and […]

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