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PacNet #15 – Comparative Connections Summary

The April 2001 Issue of Comparative Connections is available:


Regional Overview: Bush Asia Policy Off to a Rocky Start
U.S.-Japan Relations: A False Start?
U.S.-China Relations: First Contact: Qian Qichen Engages in Wide-ranging, Constructive Talks with President Bush and Senior U.S. Officials
U.S.-Korea Relations: Slow Start in U.S. Policy toward the DPRK
U.S.-Russia Relations: Spy Mania and Familiar Rhetoric
U.S.-ASEAN Relations: New Military Cooperation but Continuing Political Tension
China-ASEAN Relations: Regional Rivalries and Bilateral Irritants
China-Taiwan Relations: Wooing Washington
North Korea-South Korea Relations: Will All Things Go Well? Ups and Downs in the New Inter-Korean Normality
China-Korea Relations: The Winds of Change: Fresh Air or Pollution?
Japan-China Relations: The Past is Always Present
Japan-Korea Relations: History Haunts, Engagement Dilemmas
China-Russia Relations: Crouching Missiles, Hidden Alliances
U.S.-India Relations: Stuck in a Nuclear Narrative