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April 2014

The Globalization of China’s Life Sciences Industry: Flashpoints in Sino-U.S. Trade Relations

Health Q&A

Ka Zeng (University of Arkansas) provides an analysis of Chinese government actions and policies that depart from international trade norms. She suggests that the country’s policies in life science R&D and drug commercialization may be as disruptive as they have been in clean technology.

March 2014

India's Shift to a Sustainable Energy Future

Policy Q&A

Manish Bapna (World Resources Institute) examines India’s ambitious steps toward a more sustainable and secure energy future and the opportunities for U.S.-India collaboration.

March 2014

The Influence of Domestic Issues on Myanmar’s Foreign Policy: A Historical Perspective

Priscilla Clapp

Essays

This essay is part of the report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role," which explores the issues surrounding Myanmar’s re-emergence as a regional power and outline implications for U.S. policy in relation to Myanmar and Southeast Asia as a whole.

March 2014

Second Chance: Prospects for U.S.-Myanmar Relations

Catharin Dalpino

Essays

This essay is part of the report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role," which explores the issues surrounding Myanmar’s re-emergence as a regional power and outline implications for U.S. policy in relation to Myanmar and Southeast Asia as a whole.

March 2014

Myanmar’s Chairmanship of ASEAN: Challenges and Opportunities

Mely Caballero-Anthony

Essays

This essay is part of the report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role," which explores the issues surrounding Myanmar’s re-emergence as a regional power and outline implications for U.S. policy in relation to Myanmar and Southeast Asia as a whole.

March 2014

Myanmar and Asia’s New Great Game

Abraham M. Denmark

Essays

This essay is part of the report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role," which explores the issues surrounding Myanmar’s re-emergence as a regional power and outline implications for U.S. policy in relation to Myanmar and Southeast Asia as a whole.

March 2014

Myanmar's Re-emergence: Prospects for U.S.-Myanmar Relations

Upcoming Event

NBR and the US-ASEAN Business Council co-hosted a discussion marking the roll-out of the NBR Special Report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role," which assesses the current state of Myanmar and its role in Southeast Asia as 2014 ASEAN Chair. The event was held on March 25, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Learn more.

March 2014

Myanmar’s Emerging Role in the Regional Economy

Meredith Miller

Essays

This essay is part of the report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role," which explores the issues surrounding Myanmar’s re-emergence as a regional power and outline implications for U.S. policy in relation to Myanmar and Southeast Asia as a whole.

March 2014

Introduction: Myanmar’s Re-emergence

Meredith Miller and Abraham M. Denmark

Essays

This is the introduction to the report "Myanmar's Growing Regional Role.

March 2014

TB in 2014: Reasons for Optimism and Vigilance

Health Q&A

Despite substantial progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating tuberculosis (TB), the disease continues to pose a grave threat to health in the Asia-Pacific and worldwide. In advance of World TB Day (March 24), NBR spoke with Dr. Mario Raviglione (World Health Organization) about recent developments in fighting this disease.

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