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PacNet #3 – Comparative Connections Summary

The January 2003 Issue of Comparative Connections is now available online:


Regional Overview: Multilateral Solutions to Bilateral Problems Help Contain Unilateralist Tendencies
U.S.-Japan Relations: Vindication!
U.S.-Russia Relations: A Continued Emphasis on Geo-strategy
U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations: After Bali, Before Iraq
U.S.-China Relations: Sustaining Cooperation: Security Matters Take Center Stage
China-Southeast Asia Relations: China Caps a Year of Gains
U.S.-Korea Relations: Trials, Tribulations, Threats, and Tirades
China-Taiwan Relations: Is China’s Flexibility Tactical or Significant?
Japan-Korea Relations: The Sweet, the Sour, and the Bittersweet
North Korea-South Korea Relations: Nuclear Shadow Over Sunshine
China-Russia Relations: Putin’s Partners in Beijing: Old and Young
China-Korea Relations: Beijing in the Driver’s Seat? China’s Rising Influence on the Two Koreas
India-East Asia Relations: The Weakest Link, but not Goodbye
Japan-China Relations: Congratulations, Concern, Competition, and Cooperation