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PacNet #16 – Comparative Connections Summary

The April 2006 Issue of Comparative Connections is now available online:

Regional Overview: Let Freedom (and Democracy) Ring!
U.S.-Japan Relations: Unfinished Business
U.S.-China Relations: Discord on the Eve of the Bush-Hu Summit
U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations: U.S. Ratchets Up Regionalism and Boosts Ties with Muslim States U.S.-Russia Relations: The Lines Are Drawn
U.S.-Korea Relations: Forward on Trade as Nuclear Talks Sputter
China-Southeast Asia Relations: Progress with Limitations
Japan-China Relations: Looking Beyond Koizumi
China-Taiwan Relations: Missed Opportunities
Japan-Korea Relations: Seirei Ketsuzetsu (Cold Politics, Warm Economics)
North Korea-South Korea Relations: Squally But Steady
China-Russia Relations: China’s Year of Russia and the Gathering Nuclear Storm
China-Korea Relations: Kim Jong-il Pays Tribute to Beijing – In His Own Way