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chinese nationalism11/2014- Policy Brief: Nationalism and Chinese Foreign Policy by Winnie Nham, Resarch Manager, Rising Powers Initiative, GWU



11/2014- Policy Alert # 87: Asian Powers Comment on the 2014 APEC Summit


policyalert_86_Rousseff10/2014- Policy Alert #86: Brazil’s Presidential Elections and Reactions from Rising Powers


nukefreezone10/2014- Can ASEAN Sell Its Nuclear Free Zone to the Nuclear Club? by Catharin Dalpino, Contract Course Chair in Southeast Asian Studies, the Foreign Service Institute, and Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University’s Washington program


deepa_ollapally10/2014- Identity and Strategy in India’s Asia-Pacific Policy, by Deepa M. Ollapally in Asia’s Slippery Slope: Triangular Tensions, Identity Gaps, Conflicting Regionalism, and Diplomatic Impasse toward North Korea, edited by Gilbert Rozman, 135-149. Washington, DC, Korea Economic Institute of America, 2014.



10/2014- Policy Alert #85: Hong Kong Protests Spark Reactions from Rising Powers



09/2014- Policy Alert #84: Rising Powers React to U.S. Fight against Islamic State



09/2014- Policy Alert #83: India-Japan New Strategic Partnership Prompts Reactions from Asian Powers



08/2014- Policy Alert #82: Ebola Outbreak Spurs Reactions from Rising Powers



08/2014- Policy Alert #81: Rising Powers Respond to Israel-Palestine Conflict



07/2014- Policy Alert #80: Rising Powers Comment on 6th BRICS Summit


orbis07/2014- China and India: Economic Ties and Strategic Rivalry, by Deepa Ollapally in Orbis


orbis07/2014- China and America: The Great Divergence? by Robert Sutter in Orbis


policyalert_worldcup207/2014- Policy Alert #79: Rising Powers Respond to Winning and Losing at the World Cup


06/2014- Policy Alert #78: Asian Powers Respond to Crisis in Iraqpolicyalert_78_iraq


policyalert_77_worldcup06/2014- Policy Alert #77: Rising Powers Respond to Corruption and Kickoff of 2014 World Cup


06/2014- RPI Nuclear Debates in Asia Digest: Cooperation Expands Between Iran and Asian Powers as Nuclear Talks Continue, by Samia Basille


skdy05/2014- RPI Policy Report: Rebooting the U.S. Rebalance to Asia


policyalert7605/2014- Policy Alert #76: Asian Powers Respond to India’s Election Results


southchinasea05/2014- Policy Alert # 75: Asian Powers Voice Concerns over Heightened Tensions in South China Sea



04/2014- Policy Alert # 74: Asian Powers Re-Assess U.S. “Rebalance” as President Obama Travels the Region


policyalert7304/2014- Policy Alert # 73: Rising Powers React to Nuclear Security Summit


policyalert_72_crimea 203/2014- Policy Alert # 72: Rising Powers Respond to Crimea Crisis



03/2014- Policy Alert # 71: Ukraine Crisis Sparks Reactions from Rising Powers



02/2014- Policy Alert # 70: Rising Powers Celebrate as Curtain Falls on Sochi Olympics


policyalert_SochiOlympics202/2014- Policy Alert # 69: Rising Powers Celebrate the Opening of Sochi Olympics


sochi olympics01/2014- Policy Alert # 68: Rising Powers Respond to Security Concerns at Upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics


policy alert 6701/2014- Policy Alert # 67: Rising Powers Assess 2013 and Give Expectations for 2014



policyalert6612/2013- Policy Alert # 66: Rising Powers Mourn the Death of Nelson Mandela


policyalert6512/2013- Policy Alert # 65: China’s New Air Defense Zone Triggers Flurry of Activity from Asian Powers


policyalert6411/2013- Policy Alert # 64: India’s Mars Mission Sparks Reactions from BRIC Countries


policyalert6311/2013- Policy Alert # 63: NSA Spying Provokes Reactions from Rising Powers


pussyriot110/2013- Policy Brief:  U.S.-Russia Relations Back from the Brink


Tokyo-Night-Photography10/2013- Policy Brief: Japan Debates the Right to Collective Self-Defense


10/2013- Policy Alert # 62:policyalert62 Asian Powers Re-Assess Roles in the Face of Declining U.S. Leadership


policyalert6110/2013- Policy Alert # 61: U.S. Government Shutdown Provokes Reactions in Asia


policyalert6009/2013- Policy Alert # 60: U.S.-Russia Agreement on Syria’s Chemical Weapons Spark Reaction in Asia


policyalert5909/2013- Policy Alert #59: Asian Powers Respond to Potential Military Action in Syria


pakistanflag09/2013- Policy Brief: How the Pakistan Military Learned to Love the Bomb


PolicyReport_Aug2013_BalancingActs08/2013- RPI Policy Report- Balancing Acts: The U.S. Rebalance and Asia-Pacific Stability


policyalert5808/2013- Policy Alert #58: Launch of Indigenous Indian Aircraft Carrier Prompts Reactions from Asian Powers


policyalert5708/2013- Policy Alert #57: Asian Powers Reflect on 60th Anniversary of Korean War Armistice


PolicyReport_Aug2013_JapanGlobalPower08/2013- RPI Policy Report- Japan as a Global Power: Contending Views from Japan


pbchina_left08/2013-Policy Brief: China’s Energy Outlook and the Shale Revolution: New Actors and Competing Interests


policyalert5607/2013- Policy Alert #56: Zimmerman Verdict Prompts Commentary in Asia on Race Relations in the U.S.


07/2013- Policy Brief: Japan as a Global Power: Contending Views from Japanpolicybrief_jul2013


policyalert5507/2013- Policy Alert #55: Asian Powers Comment on Turmoil in Egypt: 2011 Versus Now


india-globe07/2013- Policy Brief: Indian Debates on America’s Rebalance to Asia


policyalert5406/2013- Policy Alert #54:Disclosures on U.S. Surveillance Prompt Reactions from Asian Powers


policyalert5306/2013- Policy Alert #53: Asian Powers Comment on Shangri-La Dialogue


policyalert5205/2013- Policy Alert #52: Shinzo Abe’s Foreign Policy and Reactions from Asian Powers


howrussiaseestheworld05/2013- RPI Policy Report- How Russia Sees the World: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates, by Henry R. Nau and Cory Welt


policyalert5105/2013- Policy Alert #51: India and China Assess Ties as Border Dispute Raises Tensions Ahead of High-Level Visits


asiareport_may20135/2013- Asia Report: Examining Violence Against Women in India: Changes, Challenges, and Futures


asiareport_mar20134/2013- Asia Report: China’s Twin Paradoxes: Rapid Growth and Rising Corruption


policyalert5004/2013- Policy Alert #50: Boston Marathon Bombings Elicit Mixed Reactions from Asian Powers


04/2013- Policy Alert #49: Rising Powers in Asia Express Divergent Views on Future of BRICS Group


04/2013- Nuclear Debates in Asia Digest: China’s Nuclear Energy Technology Sales to Pakistan


4/2013- Policy Brief: Russia as a Global Power: Contending Views from Russia


03/2013- Policy Alert #48: Lessons from Cyprus: Rising Powers Comment on the Bank Bailout and Financial Globalization


03/2013- Policy Alert #47: Asian Powers React to Hugo Chavez’s Death


02/2013- Policy Alert #46: Asian Powers Comment on the Pope’s Resignation


02/2013- Policy Alert #45: Asian Powers Comment on French Intervention in Mali


02/2013- Policy Report: China as a Global Power: Understanding Beijing’s Competing Identities


01/2013- Policy Brief: Japan’s Shifting Strategic Discourse


01/2013- Policy Alert #44: Heightened Tensions in East China Sea: Reactions from China and Japan


01/2013- Policy Alert #43: Asian Powers Expect South Korea’s New President to Improve Bilateral Relations


12/2012- Policy Alert #42: Return of Japan’s LDP and Shinzo Abe Draws Mixed Reactions from Asian Powers


12/2012- Policy Alert #41: As U.S. Fiscal Cliff Looms, Asian Powers Keep a Close Watch


12/2012-Policy Brief: China as a Global Power: Contending Views from China


11/2012- Policy Alert #40: Burma and the U.S. Pivot to Asia: Commentary from Asian Powers


11/2012- Policy Alert #39: With Obama’s Re-election, Asian Powers Ponder Future Relations with US (Part III)


11/2012- Policy Brief: The Rocky Road Ahead in U.S.-China Relations


10/2012- Policy Alert #38: US Presidential Election and Views from Asian Powers (Part II)


10/2012- Policy Alert #37: First US Presidential Debate Evokes Reflections from Asian Powers


09/2012- Policy Alert #36: Island Disputes and Economic Fallout: Views from Japan and China


09/2012- Policy Alert #35: Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit Draws Reactions from India, Russia, and China


08/2012- Policy Alert #34: Rising Tensions in Northeast Asia: Views from China, Japan, and South Korea on Territorial Disputes


08/2012- Policy Alert #33: Sentiments from Asia’s Rising Powers on Winning & Losing at the Olympics


08/2012- RPI Conference Report: National Identities of Asian Powers and Prospects for Regional Cooperation, by Amy Hsieh


07/2012- Policy Alert #32: China’s Economic “Soft Landing”? Views from China and the United States


07/2012- Policy Alert #31: Asian Powers React to Territorial Disputes at ASEAN Forum


06/2012- Policy Alert # 30: Reflections on the G20 Summit from China, India, and Russia


06/2012- Policy Alert #29: U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue: Views from the Indian Media


05/2012- Policy Alert #28: The NATO Summit and Afghanistan’s Future: Comments from Russia, India and China


05/2012- Policy Alert #27: Blind Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng’s Case: Views from China and India


05/2012- Policy Brief: Asia Identities and Their Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy


Rising Powers Initiative Policy Alert #2604/2012- Policy Alert #26: North Korea’s Failed Rocket Launch Draws Reactions from Asian Powers


04/2012- Policy Brief- ASEAN and Burma/Myanmar: Past and Prologue


Rising Powers Initiative Policy Alert #2504/2012- Policy Alert #25: Asia’s Rising Powers at the BRICS Summit


Rising Powers Initiative Policy Alert #2403/2012- Policy Alert #24: China’s Military Budget Increase Draws Responses from Asian Powers


03/2012- RPI Policy Report- India as a Global Power: Contending Worldviews from India, by Henry Nau and Richard Fontaine


Sudha Mahalingam3/2012- Asia Report: India’s Energy Security Challenges: An Insider’s View


3/2012- Policy Alert #23: Asian Powers Assess Putin’s Electoral Victory


South China Sea Protests03/2012-Policy Commentary:  Conflict Over the South China Sea: Identity Politics Meets History, by Shawn McHale, Associate Professor of History


Policy Alert 22- India Ponders Response to Bomb Plot in New Delhi02/2012- Policy Alert #22: India Ponders Response to Bomb Plot in New Delhi


Policy Alert #21- Turmoil in Syria: Chinese and Russian Views

02/2012- Policy Alert #21: Turmoil in Syria: Chinese and Russian Views


02/2012- Policy Brief: Indian and U.S. Experts Exchange Mixed Views on India as a Global Power


01/2012- Policy Alert #20: Indian Views on a Nuclear Armed Iran


01/2012-Policy Commentary: The Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): U.S. Perspective by Yoon-shik Park, Professor of International Finance, the George Washington University

Taiwan's Elections and Reactions from Asian Powers


01/2012- Policy Alert #19: Taiwan’s Elections and Reactions from Asian Powers


12/2011- Policy Alert #18: Kim Jong-il’s Death Draws Major Reactions in Asia

12/2011- Policy Alert #17: China and India React to Secretary Clinton’s Visit to Burma/Myanmar

11/2011- Policy Alert #16: The U.S. “Pivots” Back to Asia. How are the Region’s Major Powers Reacting?

Governor of Okinawa11/2011- Asia Report: The Okinawa Question and the US-Japan Alliance: Factoring in Japanese Domestic Politics and Debates

11/2011- Policy Alert #15: Asian Powers Comment on U.S. Plans for Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

10/2011- Policy Alert #14: Asian Reactions to Gaddafi’s Death

10/2011- Policy Alert #13: Do Asians See a Role in Solving the Eurozone Crisis?

10/2011- Policy Commentary: Is There a Relationship between Political and Economic Integration?by Nikola Mirilovic, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Central Florida

09/2011- Policy Alert #12: Chinese Reactions to U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan

09/2011- Policy Alert #11: 10 Years After 9/11: What Key Asian States are Saying

07/2011- Policy Alert #10: The U.S. Debt Impasse and Views from Greater Asia

Japanese Peace Bell06/2011- Asia Report: After the 3/11 Catastrophe: Whither the Japanese Peace State?

06/2011- Policy Alert #9: Asian Views on the Next IMF Chief

05/2011- Policy Commentary: Caging the Dragon? Asian Regional Integration and the United States by Brad Glosserman, Executive Director, Pacific Forum CSIS (Honolulu, Hawaii)

05/2011- Policy Alert #8: Reactions to Bin Laden’s Death

04/2011- Policy Brief: Worldviews of Rising Powers: What Does Their Policy on the Libyan Intervention Tell Us? by Amy Hsieh, PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

03/2011- Conference Report on Identity and Asian Powers, by the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies

03/2011- The Pragmatic Challenge to Indian Foreign Policy by Deepa Ollapally and Rajesh Rajagopalan in The Washington Quarterly

03/2011- Policy Alert #7: Military Intervention in Libya

02/2011- Coping with a Conflicted China by David Shambaugh in The Washington Quarterly

02/2011- Policy Alert #6: Views from Asia on Turmoil in Egypt

02/2011- Policy Alert #5: Iranian Viewpoints on Istanbul Nuclear Talks

02/2011- Policy Brief: Tehran’s Hardliners Effectively Declare Nuclear Talks Dead  by Farideh Farhi, Affiliate Graduate Faculty, University of Hawai’i-Manoa

01/2011- Policy Commentary: Re-Examining Nationality in Aging Asia- Insights from Japan and South Korea by Aizawa Nobuhiro, Institute for Developing Economies, Japan

01/2011- Policy Alert #4: Chinese Views on President Hu Jintao’s Visit to U.S.


12/2010- Policy Alert #3: Tensions on the Korean Peninsula- Chinese, Japanese and Russian Views on the Crisis

12/2010- Policy Brief: Russia’s Foreign Policy Debates: Perspectives on Rising Powers by Anna Lowry, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Indiana University – Bloomington

11/2010- Engaging India In A Global Partnership, interview with Amb. Karl F. Inderfurth by the East-West Center

11/2010- Policy Alert #2: Weak Japanese Leadership Prompts Calls for Stronger Ties with United States

11/2010Policy Brief: Back to the Future? A Revival of Realpolitik in Asia and Eurasia by Nikola Mirilovic, Research Associate, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, The George Washington University

11/2010- Policy Alert #1: Obama’s Visit to India

10/2010- Senkakus- China Over-reached, interview with Mike Mochizuki in The Oriental Economist

Regional Cooperation in Asia08/2010- Asia Report: A Comparative Analysis of Identity and Regional Cooperation in Asia

07/2010- Policy Brief: Rising Powers and Domestic Attitudes on Hard Power by Dawn Murphy, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, The George Washington University

06/2010-Policy Commentary:  Confucius Institutes: China’s Soft Power? by Ren Zhe, Hokkaido University, Japan

03/2010- Policy Commentary: China-ASEAN Agreement is Nucleus of Economic Integration in Asia by Jiawen Yang, Elliott School of International Affairs

03/2010- Policy Brief: Exploring India’s Foreign Policy Debates by Nikola Mirilovic, Research Associate, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, The George Washington University

02/2010- Policy Commentary: Indo-ASEAN Agreement Boosts India’s Image by Amita Batra, Jawaharlal Nehru University

01/2010- A Proposed Compromise on Futenama- The Unnecessary Crisis by Mike Mochizuki and Michael O’Hanlon, The Oriental Economist


12/2009 - Okinawa Air Base in Focus by Mike Mochizuki and Michael O’Hanlon, Washington Times

Obama from a Southeast Asian Perspective11/2009- Asia Report: Obama from a Southeast Asian Perspective