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Commentary / January 26, 2005
The next president will be hampered by a gigantic fiscal deficit and a military that is stretched thin. In short, he will have few easy choices. Michael H. Armacost wonders why politicians yearn for this job.
Commentary / October 21, 2004
Are federal fiscal deficits accelerating deindustrialisation in the United States? APARC's Ronald McKinnon considers the problem.
Commentary / July 12, 2004
Commentary / April 2, 2004
From techie to truck driver in Silicon Valley. From tea broker to techie in Bangalore. The wave of jobs heading offshore causes wrenching loss--and produces enticing gains. Rafiq Dossani comments.
Commentary / March 30, 2004
Pakistan warned the United States fourteen years ago that it might give nuclear technology to Iran, but the administration of President Bush's father did little to follow up, former Pentagon officials say. APARC's Henry S. Rowen comments.
Commentary / March 19, 2004
Commentary / February 23, 2004
Michael H. Armacost observes that economic and political ties are now displacing a deep-seated and longstanding rivalry between China and Japan.
Commentary / February 2, 2004
APARC's Rafiq Dossani comments on offshoring U.S. jobs to India, the so-called "reverse brain drain."
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Commentary / January 30, 2004
Rafiq Dossani has the last word on the potential for U.S. jobs to move offshore, as John Kerry and Howard Dean compete to stress this hot-button issue.
Commentary / January 13, 2004
As the region begins to emerge from a brutal recession, questions haunt the Valley. Will the jobs come back? Will we be able to maintain our global leadership in technology? How many more jobs will be sent offshore? What must the Valley - and America - do to remain competitive. The Mercury News convened a roundtable discussion of CEOs, venture capitalists, policy experts and legislators to begin to answer those questions.
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Commentary / December 8, 2003
Elections will be coming to Indonesia in a few weeks, greeted with anxiety by some and as a part of a necessary transition by others. A longtime scholar on Indonesia, APARC's %people1% recently shared his views in an interview about the country's struggle toward reform.
Commentary / December 4, 2003
Indonesia needs to build a modern society. The recent report on U.S.-Indonesia relations by the U.S.-Indonesia Society, NBR, and the Asia-Pacific Research Center urged a significant effort to fund education.
Commentary / December 2, 2003
While demonstrating that the U.S. is willing to accommodate China's needs, the Bush administration must also prove to Beijing that Pyongyang's policies represent an immediate threat.
Commentary / September 20, 2003
APARC Professor %people1% was interviewed about the 9th ASEAN summit in Bali.
Commentary / August 31, 2003
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