Assesses the factors contributing to the decisions by the United States and Japan to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the meaning of those decisions for bilateral cooperation on trade expansion.
Apr 23, 2012
Some important U.S. goals include maintaining international cooperation with partner countries, devising programs to satisfy U.S. strategic imperatives for a region, and enhancing the security of partner countries.
Mar 20, 2009
Policy Insight, Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2007: Ideas for Policymakers: Enhancing the Impact of Think Tanks
This Policy Insight examines the role of think tanks in civil society, with an emphasis on their use of policy analysis to influence policy debate.
Apr 27, 2007
This research brief examines past attempts to rebuild public health and health care delivery systems during nation-building efforts after U.S. military deployments intended to underpin the transition to peace, democracy, and economic stability.
Feb 26, 2007
Presents the results of a study that examined the success of international efforts to rebuild public health and health care delivery in seven cases: Germany and Japan immediately after World War II; Somalia, Haiti, and Kosovo in the 1990s; and Afghanistan
Mar 15, 2006
Highlights key factors in South Asia imperiling U.S. interests, and suggests how and where the U.S. military might play an expanded, influential role. It suggests steps the military might take to better advance and defend U.S. interests in the area.
Mar 9, 2006
This research brief highlights key factors in South Asia imperiling U.S. interests, and suggests steps the U.S. military might take to advance and defend U.S. interests in the region.
Dec 31, 2005
Examines U.S. and UN nation-building missions since WWII, to analyze military, political, humanitarian, and economic activities in post-conflict situations, determine key principles for success, and draw implications for future missions.
Dec 31, 2004
Successful nation-building requires substantial investments of money, troops, and time -- and this is likely to be especially true in Iraq.
Jan 1, 2003
Japan and Ballistic Missile Defense
Jan 1, 2001