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Myanmar

The Significance of Burma/Myanmar's By-Elections

David I. Steinberg, Distinguished Professor of Asian Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, explains that regarding civil society reforms in Burma/Myanmar, “Progress is evident,...

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Japan

Policy Lessons for Japanese Disaster Responses

Abstract In the wake of the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant failure that devastated large parts of Northeastern Japan, Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced the formation...

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Libya + 2 more

Gandhi and Gaddafi: The Nonviolent Road to Revolution?

Abstract After being wondrously jolted by the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, the world watches Libya anxiously. Its neighbors on either side have carried out the once unthinkable. They have...

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World

A research strategy for the Pacific Climate Information System

by Melissa L. Finucane, John Marra, and James C. Weyman East-West Center Working Papers, Environmental Change, Vulnerability, and Governance Series, No. 67 Summary Based on a selective review of the...

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Pakistan

Pakistan's Courts: A Counterterrorism Challenge

Abstract The Pakistani military has been repeatedly accused of gross human rights violations, including detainee torture and extrajudicial killings, during its operations against militants in...

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India

Peace accords in Northeast India: Journey over milestones

Summary This monograph examines the effectiveness and sustainability of peace accords in Northeast India. A comparative examination of thirteen accords signed in the region between 1949 and 2005...

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Philippines

Palau donates $4,000 to Philippine landslide victims

PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai'i By Bernadette H. Carreon KOROR (Palau Horizon,...

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PNG

PNG: Red Cross to end assistance to Manam refugees

PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai'i PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (PNG...

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Vanuatu

Vanuatu villagers return to Ambae after eruption

PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai'i MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, Jan. 4)...

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