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PacNet #17 – Comparative Connections Summary

The April 2005 Issue of Comparative Connections is now available online:
Regional Overview: More of the Same . . . and Then Some!
U.S.-Korea Relations: Tensions Rise Over Sticks and Carrots
U.S.-Japan Relations: ‘History Starts Here’
U.S.-Russia Relations: A Reassessment or Business As Usual?
U.S.-China Relations: Rice Seeks to Caution, Cajole, and Cooperate with Beijing
U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations: Aid Burnishes U.S. Image but Other Concerns Persist
China-Southeast Asia Relations: Assurance and Reassurance
Japan-China Relations: Trying to Get Beyond Yasukuni
China-Taiwan Relations: A Little Sunshine through the Clouds
Japan-Korea Relations: History Impedes the Future
North Korea-South Korea Relations: A (Potentially Sickening) Game of Chicken 
China-Russia Relations: Back to Geostrategies
China-Korea Relations: All Eyes on Beijing: Raising the Stakes