Asia-Pacific Initiatives

A Program of The Stanley Foundation

New Publications
Nontraditional Security Threats in Southeast Asia
(501K PDF)

China and Southeast Asia
(73.7K PDF)

Political Islam and Counterterrorism in Southeast Asia: An Agenda for US Policy
(77.6K PDF)

New Security Challenges in Southeast and South Asia
(50.3K PDF)

The Asia-Pacific Initiatives (API) program will address how current developments affect prospects for the peaceful integration of Asia-Pacific states into regional and global security structures based on democracy, the rule of law, and free market economics. API strives to create a sustained, informed dialogue among government officials, business people, and academicians from the United States and Asia that will produce definitive analyses of current problems for use by US policymakers and foster cooperative multilateral initiatives in Asia itself.

Projects will focus on one or more of the four critical Asia-Pacific subregions:

API will build upon previously developed projects in Asia under the Emerging From Conflict program:

For more information contact:
Elizabeth Constantine
Program Officer
The Stanley Foundation

© 2003 by The Stanley Foundation

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region include:
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea (DPRK), South Korea (ROK), Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Afghanistan and Russia are also considered part of the Asia-Pacific region.