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PacNet #52 – Comparative Connections Summary

The October 2008 Issue of Comparative Connections is now available online:

Regional Overview: Inaction for Inaction, with Unhelpful Reactions
U.S.-Japan Relations: Weathering Political and Economic Turmoil
U.S.-China Relations: Olympics Boost Chinese Pride and U.S.-China Relations
U.S.-Korea Relations: Déjà vu All Over Again?
U.S.-Russia Relations: Have Relations Hit Rock Bottom?
U.S.-Southeast Asia Relations: U.S. Responds to Southeast Asia Political Turmoil
China-Southeast Asia Relations: Small Advances, Trouble with Vietnam
China-Taiwan Relations: Progress in the Face of Headwinds
North Korea-South Korea Relations: Still Stalemated
China-Korea Relations: Post-Olympic Hangover: New Backdrop for Relations
Japan-China Relations: The Gyoza Caper: Part II
Japan-Korea Relations: Who’s in Charge?
China-Russia Relations: Guns and Games of August: Tales of Two Strategic Partners
Occasional Analysis: Presidential Candidate Views on Relations with Asia