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PacNet #34 – Comparative Connections Summary

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

Regional Overview: New Insights into U.S. East Asia Strategy
U.S.-Japan Relations: A Dream of a Quarter
U.S.-China Relations: Pomp, Blunders, and Substance: Hu’s Visit to the U.S.
U.S.-Korea Relations: To Test or Not to Test: Missile Politics
U.S.-Russia Relations: Awaiting the G-8
U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations: U.S. Pushes Security and Trade Interests in Southeast Asia
China-Southeast Asia Relations: Military Diplomacy and China’s Soft Power
China-Taiwan Relations: Despite Scandals, Some Small Steps
North Korea-South Korea Relations: The Worm Turns
China-Korea Relations: A Quarter of False Starts
Japan-China Relations: Spring Thaw
Japan-Korea Relations: More Squabbling, Little Progress
China-Russia Relations: SCO Five Years On: Progress and Growing Pains