- ReportBy Teresita C. Schaffer, Pramit MitraDec 16, 2005As India transforms itself economically and politically, it’s geopolitical role on the world stage is changing too. It is building a strategic allaince with the United States and paying more attention to its neighbors in the Far East.ReportBy Regina SmythDec 15, 2005ReportDec 15, 2005
This downloadable analysis by Dr.Issues in International Political Economy - Latin America's 100 Years of Lagging Performance - December 2005, Number 72NewsletterBy Sidney WeintraubDec 15, 2005
The first time I paid attention to South Korea’s economy some 50 years ago when I as a junior State Department officer, I served on the desk responsible for Japanese and Korean affairs. The consensus of informed observers then was that South Korea’s economic prospects were dismal after years of Japanese occupation and the destruction from the Korean War.ReportBy Jon B. Alterman, Jon B. AltermanDec 15, 2005NewsletterBy Milena StanevaDec 15, 2005
In his October 2005 report to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, UN Special Envoy Kai Eide stated that no further progress on democratic consolidation and economic development in Kosovo could be achieved …NewsletterBy Divyesh Lalloobhai & Pramit MitraDec 15, 2005
As violence from Islamic extremists increases, Bangladesh's weak governance threatens to undermine the country's social and economic progress. Though the Bangladeshi government has continuously downplayed the extremist angle, it has banned four organizations, including the JMB.ReportBy Jeffrey A. WeldonDec 15, 2005NewsletterDec 15, 2005
There is a certain logic to the idea that political change in the Middle East should go through political parties. Parties have leaders, activists, and agendas. They are wonderful at mobilizing people for a common purpose. They have been successful pushing democracy around the world, from Eastern Europe to South Africa to East Asia.NewsletterDec 15, 2005
In an attempt to form a single community in the region, the first East Asian Summit convened earlier this month. The Summit has ended, but many questions are left unanswered: What will be its purpose? How will it fit in with the other regional associations in the region such as ASEAN, APT, and APEC?