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Asia Policy

NBR is establishing a consortium of leading Asian research institutions and universities to support and extend the reach of Asia Policy, facilitating the exchange of regional and U.S. perspectives. The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in Singapore is the first consortium partner. For more information about the consortium, please contact publications@nbr.org.

Asia Policy is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal presenting policy-relevant academic research on the Asia-Pacific that draws clear and concise conclusions useful to today’s policymakers. All Asia Policy content is free for 60 days after publication. Book Review Roundtables, Book Reviews, and Policy Q&As are always free.

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Asia Policy Editors:

C. Christine Fair

Mark W. Frazier

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Asia Policy 1 (January 2006)

The inaugural issue of Asia Policy, NBR’s peer-reviewed journal, contains a special roundtable on bridging the gap between the academic and policy worlds and four articles that address pensions and public opinion in a graying China, Taiwan’s strategy and political initiative in Northeast Asia, the death of North Korean Stalinism, and Islamic leaders in Uzbekistan.

Table of Contents

Special Roundtables
Special Roundtable: Bridging the Gap Between the Academic and Policy Worlds
Andrew Marble, Kenneth Lieberthal, Emily O. Goldman, Robert Sutter, Frank E. Vogel and Celeste A. Wallander

Articles
Pensions, Public Opinion, and the Graying of China
Mark W. Frazier

Taiwan: The Tail That Wags Dogs
Michael McDevitt

The Natural Death of North Korean Stalinism
Andrei Lankov

Islamic Leaders in Uzbekistan
Eric McGlinchey