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April 2014

The Korean Angle on Crimean Fallout: America’s Perception Gap

Roundtables

This is one of five essays in the roundtable "Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis."

April 2014

India Risks Losing Out in a “Contest of Ideas”

Roundtables

This is one of five essays in the roundtable "Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis."

April 2014

Japan’s “Proactive Contribution to Peace” and the Annexation of Crimea

Roundtables

This is one of five essays in the roundtable "Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis."

April 2014

Taiwan Is No Crimea, But…

Roundtables

This is one of five essays in the roundtable "Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis."

April 2014

Crimea: A Silver Lining for the United States’ Asian Allies?

Roundtables

This is one of five essays in the roundtable "Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis,"

April 2014

Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis

Roundtables

In this roundtable, thought leaders and policy expects from key Asia-Pacific states comment on the crisis in Ukraine and the U.S. response to it. Contributing experts include Rory Medcalf (Lowy Institute for International Policy), Brahma Chellaney (Centre for Policy Research), Alexander Chieh-cheng Huang (Tamkang University), Tetsuo Kotani (Japan Institute of International Affairs), and Seong-hyon Lee (Stanford University.

April 2014

Learning from China: A Blueprint for the Future of Coal in Asia?

Policy Q&A

In advance of the 2014 Pacific Energy Forum, NBR spoke with Armond Cohen, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Clean Air Task Force, to explore the implications of coal’s growing role in the fuel mix of China and ASEAN countries—as well as India—and assess the tools and policy options available to reduce the environmental impacts.

April 2014

The Globalization of China’s Life Sciences Industry: Flashpoints in Sino-U.S. Trade Relations

Health Q&A

Ka Zeng (University of Arkansas) provides an analysis of Chinese government actions and policies that depart from international trade norms. She suggests that the country’s policies in life science R&D and drug commercialization may be as disruptive as they have been in clean technology.

March 2014

India's Shift to a Sustainable Energy Future

Policy Q&A

Manish Bapna (World Resources Institute) examines India’s ambitious steps toward a more sustainable and secure energy future and the opportunities for U.S.-India collaboration.

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