PUBLICATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA
ANALYSIS | Getting the Trans-Pacific Partnership Over the Finish Line
In a new NBR Analysis Brief, Deborah Elms (Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade & Negotiations, RSIS) discusses the benefits that the Trans-Pacific Partnership would offer the United States and examines the remaining obstacles to concluding negotiations.
Q&A | China's Military Challenge
Ashley J. Tellis, co-editor of the recently released Strategic Asia 2012-13: China's Military Challenge discusses key findings of the book and argues that China's increasingly sophisticated military capabilities hold the potential to fundamentally alter the strategic balance of the Asia-Pacific region.
Q&A | Toward an Economic Overhaul: Assessing India's "Big Bang" Reforms
On September 14, Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh announced a series of "big bang" reforms intended to overhaul the country's sluggish economy and restore investor confidence.
Arvind Subramanian (Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Center for Global Development) examines the significance of these reforms for India's economic outlook.
Q&A | Fiftieth Anniversary of the 1962 Sino-Indian Border War
Fifty years on from the initiation of the 1962 Sino-Indian Border War, Strategic Asia author
Arun Sahgal (Institute of National Security Studies) explains how the dispute continues to shape the strategies and policies of Asia's two rising powers.
VIDEO | Strategic Asia 2012-13 Book Launch Event
On October 3, the twelfth volume in the Strategic Asia series--Strategic Asia 2012-13: China's Military Challenge--was launched at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, D.C. The event featured a keynote address by
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter and panels presenting research findings that assessed China's growing military capabilities and regional responses.
Watch the event video and read a summary of the day's proceedings.
BOOK | Strategic Asia 2012-13
Strategic Asia 2012-13: China's Military Challenge is now available in print,
Kindle, and PDF formats. Read free chapter previews and
order the volume now.
SEATTLE | Conference on "Northeast Asia in Transition: New Leadership, New Dynamics"
The National Bureau of Asian Research, in partnership with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, is pleased to invite you to attend a conference on "Northeast Asia in Transition: New Leadership, New Dynamics"
on Tuesday, November 13, at the University of Washington.
A select group of experts will examine the political, economic, and social
issues affecting Northeast Asia amid recent and upcoming leadership
transitions. The conference will offer members of the academic, business, and policy communities an opportunity to discuss the complex stakes involved in these leadership transitions.
Learn more and RSVP.
SEATTLE | Policy & Political Implications of the 2012 Elections
Join us November 13 for the next Gorton Center Discussion
Series event as
Cathy Allen and John Carlsen discuss the
policy and political implications of the November 2012 election results in a
roundtable moderated by former U.S. Senator
Learn more and RSVP.
Andrew S. Erickson Awarded Joffe Prize
On October 19, NBR awarded Andrew S. Erickson (U.S. Naval War College) the 2012 Ellis Joffe Prize for PLA Studies for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of China's military. In its inaugural year, the prize recognizes a rising scholar who has enhanced the field and demonstrates Dr. Joffe's traits of grace and civility.
Learn more about Dr. Erickson and his recent publications.
SEATTLE | Internship Openings
NBR is seeking a Publications Intern and a Japan Intern. Learn more.
NBR IN THE NEWS
Taking tea with China is a natural appointment
Gulf News article references NBR's recently published report
"Oil and Gas for Asia: Geopolitical Implications of Asia's Rising Demand," noting that the Gulf states are likely to
show an increased interest in economic growth in China and stability in Asia in response to U.S. development of shale resources
that are expected to reduce the country's oil and gas imports.
Still-Vigorous Asian Budgets Focus on Naval, Air Forces
Defense News, NBR's Abraham Denmark (Senior Project Director, Political and Security Affairs) notes that "Many nations in the Asia-Pacific, and especially in South and Southeast Asia, were focused for several years on developing internal power.
As states resolve domestic security and development problems, they are
increasingly looking beyond their borders."
Analysis - Canada's stance on buyers won't cut oil growth
In a look at implications of Canada's rejection of a Malaysian oil company's bid for Calgary gas, this
Reuters article includes the observation from NBR's
Mikkal Herberg (Research Director, Energy Security Program) that "There's a lot of money out there looking for a stable country like Canada to invest in. The Canadians could go a long way without Asian capital if they wanted to."
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