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    U.S. Policy in Asia-Pacific Region

    Foreign policy experts talked about the impact of the arms trade in East Asia, and the U.S. strategy for the Asia-Pacific region. Professor Thomas Berger said a major problem with the arms trade is the…

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    Political Developments in North Korea

    The Wilson Center hosted a discussion on the upcoming meeting to be held by North Korea’s ruling party, the Korean Workers Party (KWP), for the first time in 36 years. The event, “North Korea’s…

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    Military, Inc.

    Ayesha Siddiqa talked about her book Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy, published by Pluto Press. Her book details the “internal economy” of Pakistan’s military. The…

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    The Punishment of Virtue

    Sarah Chayes talked about her book, The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban, published by Penguin Press. She recounted why she left her job as a correspondent for…

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    China and Democracy

    Moderated by Mr. Mohr, the panelists discussed the future of China and the likelihood of democracy taking hold there. They also talked about the current government in China, democracy efforts there,…