Foreign Policy

    • Event

    China's Currency: Not the Problem

    • Albert Keidel, Thomas Palley, Pieter Bottelier
    • June 24, 2005
    • Washington, D.C.

    The Carnegie China Program convened a seminar to explore the controversies surrounding the Chinese yuan. With the escalation of rhetoric across the Pacific and with the U.S. Senate scheduled to vote on a 28-percent tariff on all Chinese goods if Beijing does not act promptly on its exchange rate, it is important to review the fundamental underpinnings of the charges against China.

    • Research

    Talk Now, Talk Fast on North Korea

    There are signs that the Six Party talks between the United States, North Korea, China, South Korea, Japan and Russia on North Korea’s nuclear program could soon resume. But holding talks while North Korea continues to expand its nuclear capabilities is like negotiating with a gun to your head.

    • Commentary

    Whether This War Was Worth It

    There is nothing remarkable about polls showing Americans wondering whether the recent Iraq war was "worth it." There's always a question. But demanding unmixed results and guarantees against the unintended consequences of war is as unrealistic as demanding absolute confidence in the "necessity" of going to war in the first place.

    • Commentary

    Testimony on Rule of Law in China

    • Minxin Pei
    • June 15, 2005
    • Senate Foreign Relations Committee

    • Testimony

    The United States and South Asia

    the United States today stands at an extraordinary moment of opportunity because, for the first time in many decades, it enjoys good relations with India and Pakistan simultaneously. In order to capitalize on this new triangular relationship, the U.S. will need to sustain and expand the depth of its ties to both countries.

    • Commentary

    Fighting China's Pirates, Legally

    • Commentary

    The West and Moderate Islam

    In the last few years, Arab liberals have been gradually reaching out to moderate Islamists and engaging them in campaigns calling for reforms. These are steps in the right direction and the U.S. and Europe should learn from this example. The cause of political transformation in the region is best served by bringing in Islamist movements and their popular constituencies.

    • Commentary

    Gulag v. Gitmo: Equivalency Test

    • Commentary

    North Korea: The War Game

    • Scott Stossel
    • June 01, 2005
    • Atlantic

    Jessica Mathews plays director of national intelligence in Atlantic-sponsored war game.

    • Commentary

    Arming Pakistan: There is a Silver Lining in the F-16 Cloud

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