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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Kashmir: Line of Control and Grassroots Peacebuilding

Categories: Asia,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,indonesia,Pakistan

Evaluates the success of local peacemaking efforts in the boundary area, known as the Line of Control, between Pakistan and India in the Kashmir Valley.  From the United States Institute of Peace


Southeast Asia: Trends in U.S. and Chinese Economic Engagement in Indonesia and Vietnam

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Vietnam

Presents case studies of U.S. and Chinese trade and investment competition in Vietnam and Indonesia. Public version of a report that is also being issued in a nonpublic, sensitive version for government officials. From the Government Accountability Office


China’s Economic Ties with ASEAN: A Country-by-Country Analysis

Categories: Asia,Burma,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,indonesia,Statistics,Vietnam

Assesses China’s economic significance for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including China’s trade and investment with ASEAN as a whole, and statistics on the volume and percentage of each ASEAN nation’s trade with China.  A staff report from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission


2014 Special 301 Report

Categories: China,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,India,indonesia,Property Rights,Treaties,Turkey

Annual report on the importance of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement.  Places10 nations on the Priority Watch List and 27 others on the Watch List.  Countries such as China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Turkey have been listed every year since the reports began 25 years ago.  From the  Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


South China Sea

Categories: Asia,China,Energy,indonesia,Philippines

Describes the energy resouces in the South China Sea region and the political and technological problems in exploiting them.  From the Energy Information Administration


Rising Economic Powers and U.S. Trade Policy

Categories: Brazil,Business/Economics,China,Foreign Trade/Investment,India,indonesia,Mexico,Russia,Turkey

Discusses the challenges presented for U.S. trade policies of China, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, and Turkey due to their rising trade flows, rapidly growing economies, and greater involvement in World Trade Organization negotiations and dispute settlements.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


U.S. Defense Articles and Services Supplied to Foreign Recipients: Restrictions on Their Use

Categories: Argentina,Defense/Military,Foreign Assistance,indonesia,Israel,Laws/Regulations,Turkey

Explains how the Arms Export Control Act  places restrictions on the use of U.S. supplied defense items and provides examples of U.S. responses to possible violations by Argentina, Israel, Indonesia, and Turkey.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Southeast Asia: A Political and Economic Introduction

Categories: Asia,Democracy/Peace,Great Britain,indonesia,Philippines,Terrorism,Vietnam

This paper offers facts and figures about the southeast Asian region followed by country studies of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Singapore.  It also focuses on two key issues for the region: democratization, and Islamist terrorism.  From the House of Commons Library


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