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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific | 04/14/14
Robert D. Kaplan
No wonder the South China Sea is important to China, says Robert Kaplan. It's the Mediterranean of Asia, the center of international commerce, including energy shipments. Plus, if the Chinese control it and thus gain access to the Indian Ocean, China will have a two-ocean navy, transforming it in military terms from a regional power into a world power. » Studio » Multimedia

WINNING PHOTOS: 2013 International Student Photo Contest | 11/04/13
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Carnegie Council International Student Photo Contest, on the theme of Living with Differences. » News » Press Releases

Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God | 09/23/13
Matthew Levitt
Created and armed by Iran, Hezbollah's reach stretches around the world, including inside the United States. Matthew Levitt traces its terrifying activities and discusses how Iran/Hezbollah might retaliate in response to a U.S. strike on Syria. » Studio » Multimedia

Essay on Ethics of Cybersecurity Wins Trans-Pacific Contest: Co-Authors from China (Stanford U) and U.S. (Oxford U) | 05/24/13
What is the greatest ethical challenge facing U.S.-Asia relations? In this unique contest, we challenged American and East Asian students to submit a joint essay or video to answer this question. Responses included the threat of cyber-war, sweatshops, human rights, censorship, neo-imperialism, and climate change. » News » Press Releases

Human Trafficking Around the World: Hidden in Plain Sight | 05/16/13
Stephanie Hepburn
Victims of trafficking are both young and old, male and female. They can be found working in factories, fields, brothels, private homes, and innumerable other settings. They may be hidden behind walls or seen in plain view. How can trafficking be stopped? » Studio » Multimedia

A Fragile New Burma | 01/17/13
Barbara Crossette, Joanne J. Myers
Back from a recent fact-finding trip to Burma, veteran Asia correspondent Barbara Crossette reports on the complex situation there. People have high hopes for more openness and prosperity, yet there is a total lack of infrastructure, several serious religious ethnic conflicts, and some simmering doubts about the leadership capabilities of icon Aung San Suu Kyi. » Studio » Multimedia

Global Ethics Corner: A Force for Good or Evil? Google Maps and Border Wars | 03/02/12
Border disputes have been around for thousands of years, but in the age of Google Maps, they are taking on another dimension. Does Google bear any responsibility if a conflict arises because of borders it has drawn? » Studio » Multimedia

Global Ethics Corner: A Force for Good or Evil? Google Maps and Border Wars | 03/02/12
Border disputes have been around for thousands of years, but in the age of Google Maps, they are taking on another dimension. Does Google bear any responsibility if a conflict arises because of borders it has drawn? Or should we all realize that these maps are just for "entertainment"? » Studio » Multimedia

Global Ethics Corner: A Force for Good or Evil? Google Maps and Border Wars | 03/02/12
Border disputes have been around for thousands of years, but in the age of Google Maps, they are taking on another dimension. Does Google bear any responsibility if a conflict arises because of borders it has drawn? Or should we all realize that these maps are just for "entertainment"? » Studio » Multimedia

How East Asians View Democracy | 12/04/08
Andrew J. Nathan, Yun-han Chu, Joanne J. Myers
Nathan and Chu report on surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established one (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong). » Studio » Multimedia

How East Asians View Democracy | 11/18/08
Andrew J. Nathan, Yun-han Chu
Nathan and Chu report on surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established one (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong). » Studio » Multimedia

How East Asians View Democracy | 11/11/08
Andrew J. Nathan, Yun-han Chu, Joanne J. Myers
Nathan and Chu report on surveys in five new democracies (Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Mongolia), one established one (Japan), and two nondemocracies (China and Hong Kong). » Studio » Multimedia

The Role of Cultural Reflection | 12/05/96
Relative to globalization and development imperatives, renewed reflection on cultural traditions played a lesser, or not clearly delineated, role as the impetus for emerging rights issues in Thailand. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 1, Number 7 (Winter 1996): New Issues in East Asian Human Rights - A Conference Report » Articles

What Asians Think About the West's Response to the Human Rights Debate | 03/04/96
Kevin Y. L. Tan
New-found national pride pits Asian countries against a "decadent West." Constant pressure to observe human rights obligations, often applied with threats of economic sanctions, is regarded by many as a slap in the Asian face, an attempt by the West to hold the East ransom. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 1, Number 4 (Spring 1996): Three Years After the Bangkok Declaration » Articles

Authoritarian Culture and the Struggle for Human Rights in Thailand | 12/04/95
Jaran Cosananund
A Hindu notion of divine kingship and a feudal absolute monarchy have reinforced authoritarianism as the dominant political culture from ancient to present-day Thai society, clashing with a modern culture of democracy and human rights. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 1, Number 3 (Winter 1995): International Human Rights and Asian Commitment » Articles

International Human Rights and Asian Commitment | 12/04/95
Joanne Bauer
After the 1993 Bangkok Regional Preparatory Meeting, human rights were no longer dismissed as a tool of foreign oppression but were promoted as a means of asserting Asian distinctiveness from Western-dominated norms of social and political order. » Publications » Archive » Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005) » Series 1, Number 3 (Winter 1995): International Human Rights and Asian Commitment » Articles

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