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PacNet #19 – Comparative Connections Summary

The April 2007 Issue of Comparative Connections is now available online:

Regional Overview: Renewed Hope in the Year of the Golden Pig
U.S.-Japan Relations: An Unexpected Rough Patch
U.S.-Russia Relations: Coming Full Circle
U.S.-Korea Relations: Unexpected Progress on All Fronts
U.S.-China Relations: Old and New Challenges: ASAT TestTaiwan, and Trade

U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations: Military Support and Political Concerns
China-Southeast Asia Relations: Cebu Meetings, UN Veto on Myanmar
China-Taiwan Relations: To Be Concerned or Not?
Japan-China Relations: New Year, Old Problems, Hope for Wen
Japan-Korea Relations: The Honeymoon’s Over
North Korea-South Korea Relations: Sunshine Regardless?
China-Korea Relations: A Dark Turn in Political Relations
China-Russia Relations: Russia Says "No" to the West, and "Sort of" to China